Query: Slavery -- United States
MS 2000-48 Bill of sale for a slave
Creators:
Cobb, R. T.
Lafloore, Forbus
Johnson, William M.
Wotten, W. H.
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Dates:
bulk 1859
Size:
1 Item (framed document )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2000-48
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Bill of sale for a slave, Lily, sold by R. J. Cobb to Forbus Lafloore, a Choctaw Chief's brother. The bill is dated 19 February 1859 and signed by William M. Johnson, W. H. Wotten, and R. J. Cobb.

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in NAA.MS2000-48 for Slavery -- United States
Legal Documents Concerning Slavery Collection
Creators:
Maynard, Thomas
Dates:
undated
1710-1865
Size:
1 Cubic foot (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0786
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A collection of a variety of legal documents that relate to slavery and African-Americans.

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in NMAH.AC.0786 for Slavery -- United States
19th century African-American Literature Collection
Dates:
circa 1800 - circa 1898
Size:
3.4 Linear feet ((30 books))
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-107
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection, which dates from the 19th century, contains 30 books written by or concerning African-Americans. The books are largely non-fiction and include material relating to African-American churches and evangelists, fraternal organizations, prominent members of the African-American Community, former slaves, education and self-improvement. Also present are several volumes of poetry, a tax ledger and a volume concerning patents.

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in ACMA.06-107 for Slavery -- United States
Laurence E. Potter Book Collection
Dates:
circa 1885-1969
Size:
17.1 Linear feet ((123 books))
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-106
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection, which dates from circa 1885-1969, contains 123 books written by or concerning African-Americans and African-American history. The books are a mix of fiction and non-fiction; several volumes of the journal American Heritage are also present.

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in ACMA.06-106 for Slavery -- United States
Thomas Evance Receipt Book
Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Evance, Thomas, -1777
Dates:
1753-1775
Size:
1 Cubic foot (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0289
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A book of receipts for payments made by Thomas Evance to various individuals for purchases and payment of debts. Items listed include: A Mahogany Bedstead A dark Bay Horse 64 1/2 l (?) Loaf Sugar House Rent Rum Mahogany Table and Silver punch ladle Hams and Sugar Citron and lot of Books 33 Barrels …

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in NMAH.AC.0289 for Slavery -- United States
Benjamin W. Austin Liberian Autograph Collection
Dates:
circa 1862-1895
bulk 1884-1889
Size:
0.06 Linear feet ((1 box) (4 folders))
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-049
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The collection, which dates from circa 1812-1895 and measures .06 linear feet, is comprised of correspondence from Liberian elected officials and diplomats, and other individuals involved in the American Colonization Society. The primary recipient of these letters is Benjamin W. Austin, an American autograph collector and historian. The collection also includes a lithograph image of Joseph James Cheeseman, the president of Liberia from 1892 until his death in 1896; a collection of autograph cards bearing the signatures of other members of the Liberian government; and a newspaper clipping of an article on the American Colonization Society.

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in ACMA.06-049 for Slavery -- United States
Samuel Morse Felton Family Papers
Creators:
Felton, Samuel Morse, 1809-1889 (civil engineer)
Felton, Samuel Morse, 1853-1930 (son)
Dates:
1841-1930, undated
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0170
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers of Samuel Morse Felton, civil engineer and railroad president, and his family.

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in NMAH.AC.0170 for Slavery -- United States
Collection of William Lloyd Garrison's The Liberator, 1831-1833
Creators:
Knapp, Isaac, 1804-1843
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879
Dates:
1831-1833
Size:
2 Linear feet (3 Boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.10-012.2
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection contains issues of William Lloyd Garrison's abolitionist newspaper The Liberator dating from 1831-1833, including the inaugural issue.

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in ACMA.10-012.2 for Slavery -- United States
Collection of Frederick Douglass materials
Dates:
circa 1850 - 1871
Size:
1.27 Linear feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-046
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection, which dates from circa 1850-1971, contains materials relating to abolitionist Frederick Douglass. It includes 3 books (Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, LIfe and Times of Frederick Douglass, and My Bondage and My Freedom), a carte-de-visite, various portraits of Douglass, including an etching and lithograph, clippings from Harper's Weekly and the Evening Star, and photographs of Douglass in various settings, including one of Douglass in Key West with members of the Santo Domingo mission.

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in ACMA.06-046 for Slavery -- United States
Collection of Frederick Douglass' Monthly's, booklets, and other materials
Dates:
circa 1859 - 1894
Size:
1.63 Linear feet ((2 boxes))
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-112
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection, which dates from circa 1859-1894, contains materials relating to abolitionist Frederick Douglass. It includes several of his speeches reproduced in booklets and pamphlets, a visiting card, a portrait bearing his autograph, and 28 issues of Douglass'Monthly, which ran from 1858 to 1863.

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in ACMA.06-112 for Slavery -- United States
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