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Manumission certificate for William Steward, mariner granted citizenship. Ship and dock scene at top.

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Title
Manumission certificate for William Steward, mariner granted citizenship. Ship and dock scene at top.
Collection

Miscellaneous American Letters and Papers

Slavery and Abolition

Manumission documents

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1820-05-29
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Topics
Enslaved people
New York (State)
Free African Americans
African American sailors
Citizenship
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a4081cf0-c6cf-012f-cfe7-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1820: Created
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Manumission certificate for William Steward, mariner granted citizenship. Ship and dock scene at top." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1820. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-c94b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Manumission certificate for William Steward, mariner granted citizenship. Ship and dock scene at top." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 2, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-c94b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. (1820). Manumission certificate for William Steward, mariner granted citizenship. Ship and dock scene at top. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-c94b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Manumission certificate for William Steward, mariner granted citizenship. Ship and dock scene at top.