W[illiam] McClain, secretary, Washington Colonization Society, Washington, DC. To P.H. Silverton

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W[illiam] McClain, secretary, Washington Colonization Society, Washington, DC. To P.H. Silverton
Collection

Slavery and the Abolition of the Slave Trade collection

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Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1854-08-01
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: Sc Micro R-1520
Topics
Slavery
Slave trade
Genres
Documents
Correspondence
Notes
Content: Letter signed.
Content: Solicits funds with which to send a group of seventy-one persons, eight free and sixty-three enslaved, to Liberia; attempting to raise $4,260 by getting 426 people to donate $10 each.
Physical Description
Extent: 4 pages (1 leaf) 7 1/2 x 5"
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11883950
MSS Unit ID: 20774
Calendar number: #95
Manuscript identifier: MS Slavery M4
Archives EAD ID: 3152559
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): dc11ab90-28a0-0137-90cb-5b2975f2e5de
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1854: Created
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "W[illiam] McClain, secretary, Washington Colonization Society, Washington, DC. To P.H. Silverton" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1854. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-c9d9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "W[illiam] McClain, secretary, Washington Colonization Society, Washington, DC. To P.H. Silverton" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 5, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-c9d9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. (1854). W[illiam] McClain, secretary, Washington Colonization Society, Washington, DC. To P.H. Silverton Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-c9d9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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W[illiam] McClain, secretary, Washington Colonization Society, Washington, DC. To P.H. Silverton