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Title
Nancy, a woman of colour vs Joseph Butler Clark County, Arkansas Territory
Collection

Miscellaneous American Letters and Papers (MALP)

Slavery and Abolition

Nancy, A Woman of Colour vs Joseph Butler, Clark County, Arkansas Territory

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1828-01 (Approximate)
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
Genres
Documents
Notes
Content: Document records the efforts of Nancy, apparently a free Black woman, to recover damages for assault and battery and false imprisonment (servitude) against Butler.
Date: Date filed: January 13, 1828
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19971708
MSS Unit ID: 24901
Archives EAD ID: 3338227
NYPL Exhibition ID: TL 20.01.FORT47
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c054b8b0-1453-0133-a70a-58d385a7bbd0
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1828: Created
  • 2023: 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. "Nancy, a woman of colour vs Joseph Butler Clark County, Arkansas Territory" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1828. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c12786e0-1453-0133-ac04-58d385a7bbd0

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Nancy, a woman of colour vs Joseph Butler Clark County, Arkansas Territory" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 14, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c12786e0-1453-0133-ac04-58d385a7bbd0

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. (1828). Nancy, a woman of colour vs Joseph Butler Clark County, Arkansas Territory Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c12786e0-1453-0133-ac04-58d385a7bbd0

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Nancy, a woman of colour vs Joseph Butler Clark County, Arkansas Territory