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Two certificates for births to slaves. Top signed by Roger Carmele and bottom by Elizabeth Maunsell.

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Title
Two certificates for births to slaves. Top signed by Roger Carmele and bottom by Elizabeth Maunsell.
Collection

Slavery & Abolition Collection, 1700-1890

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1700 - 1890
Date Created: 1802 - 1803
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: Sc MG 22
Topics
New York (State)
Slavery -- United States
Birth certificates
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
Still image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : NYPW89-A196
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b11883950
MSS Unit ID : 20774
UUID: 6b2ed210-c6c1-012f-3cbc-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1802: Created (Approximate)
  • 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. "Two certificates for births to slaves. Top signed by Roger Carmele and bottom by Elizabeth Maunsell." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1802 - 1803. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-c9e1-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. "Two certificates for births to slaves. Top signed by Roger Carmele and bottom by Elizabeth Maunsell." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 13, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-c9e1-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. (1802 - 1803). Two certificates for births to slaves. Top signed by Roger Carmele and bottom by Elizabeth Maunsell. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-c9e1-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Two certificates for births to slaves. Top signed by Roger Carmele and bottom by Elizabeth Maunsell.