Slavery & Abolition Collection, 1700-1890

Collection Data

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1700 - 1890
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: Sc MG 22
Enslaved people
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.
Physical Description
Extent: Originals: .4 lin. ft.
Type of Resource
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11883950
MSS Unit ID: 20774
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5fd371a0-c6c1-012f-11fc-58d385a7bc34
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