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Title
A Specimen of Accompts in the Sugar Colonies
Collection

Miscellaneous American Letters and Papers

Slavery and Abolition

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1749 - 1767
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: Sc MG 76
Topics
African Americans
African Americans -- History
African Americans -- Social conditions
Slavery
Accounting
Genres
Documents
ledgers (account books)
Physical Description
Extent: 4 1/2" x 7"
Blue ledger book
Description
Ledger book of sales of items, such as shoes and linen, in the Sugar Colonies.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19971708
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 38c31d50-fb57-0138-9f59-0242ac110003
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

  • 1749: Created (Approximate)
  • 2021: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "A Specimen of Accompts in the Sugar Colonies" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1749 - 1767. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/3953b790-fb57-0138-9d22-0242ac110003

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "A Specimen of Accompts in the Sugar Colonies" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 17, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/3953b790-fb57-0138-9d22-0242ac110003

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. (1749 - 1767). A Specimen of Accompts in the Sugar Colonies Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/3953b790-fb57-0138-9d22-0242ac110003

Wikipedia Citation

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A Specimen of Accompts in the Sugar Colonies