An act to prohibit the importation of slaves into any port or place within the jurisdiction of the United States, from after the first day of January, in the year of our Lord one 1808

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An act to prohibit the importation of slaves into any port or place within the jurisdiction of the United States, from after the first day of January, in the year of our Lord one 1808
Collection

Sidney Lapidus Slavery and Abolition Collection

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1807
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: SC Rare Lapidus Collection Box 3 Folder 3
Topics
Slavery
Slave trade
Abolitionists
African Americans
Blacks
Enslaved people
Abolition movement
Antislavery movements
Slavery -- Law and legislation -- United States
Genres
Administrative acts
Physical Description
Extent: Unbound. 2 pages. 33x51 cm.
Description
Article in the United States Gazette on an act to prohibit the importation of slaves into any port or place within the jurisdiction of the United States
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 930887204
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20847634
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 04ba6fd0-9d32-0133-165f-00505686d14e
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1807: Issued
  • 2016: 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. "An act to prohibit the importation of slaves into any port or place within the jurisdiction of the United States, from after the first day of January, in the year of our Lord one 1808" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1807. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/acff6eb0-b3f7-0133-a310-00505686d14e

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "An act to prohibit the importation of slaves into any port or place within the jurisdiction of the United States, from after the first day of January, in the year of our Lord one 1808" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 17, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/acff6eb0-b3f7-0133-a310-00505686d14e

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. (1807). An act to prohibit the importation of slaves into any port or place within the jurisdiction of the United States, from after the first day of January, in the year of our Lord one 1808 Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/acff6eb0-b3f7-0133-a310-00505686d14e

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An act to prohibit the importation of slaves into any port or place within the jurisdiction of the United States, from after the first day of January, in the year of our Lord one 1808