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Title
General James Wilkinson's letter to Henry Thompson
Collection

Miscellaneous American Letters and Papers (MALP)

Slavery and Abolition

Wilkinson, James

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1817-01-17
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: Sc MG 76
Topics
African Americans -- History
African Americans -- Social conditions
Slavery
New Orleans (La.)
Slave traders
Slavery -- United States
Fugitive slaves -- United States
Genres
Correspondence
Notes
Content: ALS to Henry Thompson, merchant at Baltimore from General Wilkinson, concerning enslaved persons sold by him.
Content: Lest We Forget #197 ; Wilkinson caption (General Jas.) Als, one full-page folio, from Hunting town, Calvert Co., (MD), to Henry Thompson, merchant, at Baltimore, January 17, 1817.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19971708
MSS Unit ID: 24901
Archives EAD ID: 3338257
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ac382ad0-c6cf-012f-c937-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1817: Created
  • 2023: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "General James Wilkinson's letter to Henry Thompson " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1817. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47db-bce7-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "General James Wilkinson's letter to Henry Thompson " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 22, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47db-bce7-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. (1817). General James Wilkinson's letter to Henry Thompson Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47db-bce7-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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General James Wilkinson's letter to Henry Thompson