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Receipt of 95 pounds for a slave named Bett from Francis Moore on June 2, 1764.

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Title
Receipt of 95 pounds for a slave named Bett from Francis Moore on June 2, 1764.
Collection

Slavery & Abolition Collection, 1700-1890

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1764-06-02
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: Sc MG 22
Topics
Enslaved people
New York (State)
Slave trade -- United States
Slavery -- United States
Slave bills of sale
Notes
Content: Collection of slave bills of sale, deeds, passes, certificates of registry, manumission papers, wills, and speeches; Also, letters relating to cases involving slaves which reached the courts, including the AMISTAD mutiny in which the slaves aboard the slave Island and were later awarded freedom by President John Quincy Adams; Letters by prominent abolitionists William Wilberforce, Thomas Clarkson, and William Lloyd Garrison with their views and comments on the abolition movement are included.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPW89-A196
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11883950
MSS Unit ID: 20774
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 646dacd0-c6c1-012f-1cc4-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1764: Created
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Receipt of 95 pounds for a slave named Bett from Francis Moore on June 2, 1764." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1764. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-c9c1-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. "Receipt of 95 pounds for a slave named Bett from Francis Moore on June 2, 1764." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 8, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-c9c1-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. (1764). Receipt of 95 pounds for a slave named Bett from Francis Moore on June 2, 1764. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-c9c1-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Receipt of 95 pounds for a slave named Bett from Francis Moore on June 2, 1764.