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Title
Whether 'tis lawful to trade with Negroes, and to buy 'em of one another?
Names
Dunton, John, 1659-1733 (Author)
Collection

Sidney Lapidus Slavery and Abolition Collection

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1650 - 1900
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: SC Rare Lapidus Collection Box 2 Folder 19
Topics
Slavery
Slave trade
Abolitionists
African Americans
Blacks
Enslaved persons
Abolition movement
Antislavery movements
Slavery -- Great Britain
Genres
Periodicals
Physical Description
Extent: 1 page. 20x33 cm.
Description
Moral discussion on slavery, written in the form of an advice column in The Athenian Mercury. The Mercury was a periodical published by The Athenian Society and published in London twice weekly 1690-1697. John Dunton was the editor in chief, and scholars credit him with initiating the advice column format.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 930887262
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20847631
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f66ebf60-9d31-0133-dff3-00505686d14e
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1650: Created (Approximate)
  • 1659: Creator Born
  • 1733: Creator Died
  • 2016: 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. "Whether 'tis lawful to trade with Negroes, and to buy 'em of one another?" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1650 - 1900. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7d4deee0-b33f-0133-1a46-00505686d14e

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Whether 'tis lawful to trade with Negroes, and to buy 'em of one another?" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 2, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7d4deee0-b33f-0133-1a46-00505686d14e

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. (1650 - 1900). Whether 'tis lawful to trade with Negroes, and to buy 'em of one another? Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7d4deee0-b33f-0133-1a46-00505686d14e

Wikipedia Citation

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Whether 'tis lawful to trade with Negroes, and to buy 'em of one another?