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Title
Manifest of enslaved persons to be shipped aboard the "Knoxville"
Collection

Miscellaneous American Letters and Papers (MALP)

Slavery and Abolition

Ship's Manifest (The Knoxville)

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1855
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 York (N.Y.)
Slave trade
Slavery -- United States
Ships
Genres
Documents
ships' manifests
Notes
Content: Manifest of enslaved persons to be shipped aboard the "Knoxville" to Savannah, Georgia from New York. Lists one enslaved woman, Elizabeth, age 21, and name of the consignee, Mrs. Reid.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19971708
MSS Unit ID: 24901
Archives EAD ID: 3338265
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a5e460d0-c6cf-012f-26fc-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

  • 1855: Created
  • 2023: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Manifest of enslaved persons to be shipped aboard the "Knoxville"" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1855. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-c946-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Manifest of enslaved persons to be shipped aboard the "Knoxville"" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 28, 2023. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-c946-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. (1855). Manifest of enslaved persons to be shipped aboard the "Knoxville" Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-c946-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Manifest of enslaved persons to be shipped aboard the "Knoxville"