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Title
Petition to the City of Savannah
Collection

Miscellaneous American Letters and Papers

Slavery and Abolition

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1795-07-02
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: Sc MG 76
Shelf locator: Sc MG 76, Box 9
Topics
African Americans
African Americans -- History
African Americans -- Social conditions
Enslaved people
Slavery
Savannah (Ga.)
Saint-Domingue
Immigrants -- Haitian -- United States
Resolutions, Legislative
Genres
Documents
Notes
Content: Lest We Forget #061
Description
Resolution put forward by the people of Savannah, Georgia in support of the City Council to prevent the landing of any blacks from any of the Caribbean islands and Florida, following the insurrection in Santo Domingo.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19971708
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): adb55760-c6cf-012f-19b9-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1795: Created
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Petition to the City of Savannah" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1795. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47db-c1ae-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Petition to the City of Savannah" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 20, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47db-c1ae-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. (1795). Petition to the City of Savannah Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47db-c1ae-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Petition to the City of Savannah