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

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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
New York (State)
Free African Americans
African American sailors
Citizenship
Notes
Content: MALP Box 9 Slavery : Bills of Sale ; Slavery tax receipts ; L. Warren Nelson ; Thompson, Alfred ; Estate of Samuel Turner ; Farley Vale Estate ; Inventories of Estates-Lincoln County, KY ; Chapman, Maria Anti-Slavery ; Davidson, F.L. ; Fletcher, Elizabeth ; Juzan, Daniel: last will and testament ; Lafayette, James ; Estate of Daniel McWilliams ; Revolutionary War-Compensation 1783 ; Promissory note ; Petition to the city of Savannah ; Ship's manifest (The Knoxville) ; Statistics of province of NY ; Manumission documents.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: a4081cf0-c6cf-012f-cfe7-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1820: Created
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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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

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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 August 27, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-c94b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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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.]