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Twelve Years A Slave

Written by:
Solomon Northup, American, 1808 - 1875  Search this
Published by:
Derby and Miller, American, 1848 - 1853  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper with gold, cloth, and cardboard
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Closed): 7 3/4 × 5 1/2 × 1 5/16 in. (19.7 × 14 × 3.4 cm)
H x W x D (Open): 7 3/4 × 11 1/2 × 4 1/8 in. (19.7 × 29.2 × 10.5 cm)
H x W x D (open at 90 degrees): 7 3/4 × 6 × 6 1/4 in. (19.7 × 15.2 × 15.9 cm)
H x W x D (open at 60 degrees): 7 3/4 × 5 3/4 × 5 3/4 in. (19.7 × 14.6 × 14.6 cm)
Type:
narratives
hardcover books
Place printed:
Auburn, Cuyahoga County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1853
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Antislavery  Search this
Caricature and cartoons  Search this
Domestic slave trade  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Law  Search this
Literature  Search this
U.S. History, 1815-1861  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.262
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
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Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Movement:
Abolitionist movement
Exhibition:
Slavery and Freedom
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 3, C3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd537167978-c6a5-4b5c-8aad-8b8ccdd82f33
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.262

Bill of sale for 7-year-old Peter from Martha Avery to Luther Smith

Written by:
Martha Avery, American, 1751 - unknown  Search this
Subject of:
Luther Smith, American, 1755 - 1839  Search this
Isaac Smith, American, 1744 - 1817  Search this
Mary Smith, American, 1753 - 1832  Search this
Solomon Avery, American, 1729 - 1798  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper, with wax
Dimensions:
H x W: 6 3/4 × 8 1/16 in. (17.1 × 20.5 cm)
Type:
bills of sale
Place made:
Gilmanton, Belknap County, New Hampshire, United States, North and Central America
Date:
February 20, 1782; reworked 1869
Topic:
African American  Search this
Children  Search this
Domestic slave trade  Search this
Emancipation  Search this
Reconstruction, U.S. History, 1865-1877  Search this
U.S. History, Revolution, 1775-1783  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Frederick L. and Lauren M. Burton
Object number:
2017.38
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd539340cb5-2462-410e-90e2-c59ec835a88b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.38
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Bill of Sale for Chloe from Z. B. Oakes to Elias N. Ball

Created by:
Walker, Evans & Co., American, 1855 - 1982  Search this
Subject of:
Elias Nonus Ball, American, 1834 - 1872  Search this
Ziba Burrill Oakes, American, 1806 - 1871  Search this
William Whaley, American, born 1818  Search this
Annie R. Ball, American, 1847 - 1895  Search this
Signed by:
Augustin L. Taveau, American, 1828 - 1886  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 14 × 8 1/2 in. (35.6 × 21.6 cm)
Type:
bills of sale
Place used:
Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
October 25, 1862
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Domestic slave trade  Search this
Slavery  Search this
U.S. History, Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Anonymous Gift
Object number:
2017.41
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5964d4b78-d3fa-4dfd-ba7a-59fe02ce6da5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.41
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Bill of sale for four enslaved persons in Charleston, South Carolina

Printed by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Robert W. Roper, American, 1800 - 1845  Search this
Stephen F. Clarke, American  Search this
Signed by:
George Lynes, American, 1807 - 1870  Search this
James W. Gray, American, died 1870  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 13 1/2 × 8 1/8 in. (34.3 × 20.7 cm)
Type:
bills of sale
Place used:
Charleston, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1844
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Business  Search this
Domestic slave trade  Search this
Men  Search this
Slavery  Search this
U.S. History, 1815-1861  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Liljenquist Family
Object number:
2018.43.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a4fac1f2-9679-4e53-ba03-5ca476f180bb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.43.1
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The Slave Market, Atlanta, Ga.

Photograph by:
George N. Barnard, American, 1819 - 1902  Search this
Published by:
E. & H. T. Anthony & Company, American, 1862 - 1902  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Medium:
albumen and silver on paper, ink on card stock
Dimensions:
H x W x D (card): 3 1/4 × 6 15/16 × 1/16 in. (8.3 × 17.6 × 0.1 cm)
H x W (left image): 3 1/8 × 2 13/16 in. (7.9 × 7.2 cm)
H x W (right image): 3 1/16 × 2 3/4 in. (7.8 × 7 cm)
Type:
albumen prints
stereographs
Place captured:
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1864
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Domestic slave trade  Search this
Photography  Search this
Slavery  Search this
U.S. History, 1815-1861  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Liljenquist Family
Object number:
2018.43.12
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd573c666b7-6273-41b5-b69a-0596cb198fa3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.43.12
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Broadside announcing the sale of a man, Dick, and a girl, Lydia

Printed by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
John S. Hutchison, American  Search this
David Malloy, American, died 1857  Search this
E. F. Malloy, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 13 1/4 × 10 1/8 in. (33.6 × 25.7 cm)
Type:
broadsides
Place used:
Cross Plains, Robertson County, Tennessee, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1857
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Business  Search this
Children  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Domestic slave trade  Search this
Finance  Search this
Men  Search this
Slavery  Search this
U.S. History, 1815-1861  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Liljenquist Family
Object number:
2018.43.17
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd51ace9773-ac27-4f2b-bbd8-592503d2ab3a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.43.17
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Broadside announcing the sale of enslaved persons in Mercer County, Kentucky

Subject of:
Unidentified  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Benjamin Bradshaw Sr., American, died 1836  Search this
Benjamin Bradshaw Jr., American, 1793 - unknown  Search this
Robard's & Curd's Store, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 6 11/16 × 10 9/16 in. (17 × 26.8 cm)
Type:
broadsides
Place used:
Mercer County, Kentucky, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Jessamine County, Kentucky, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1836
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Business  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Domestic slave trade  Search this
Finance  Search this
Slavery  Search this
U.S. History, 1815-1861  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Liljenquist Family
Object number:
2018.43.18
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd517f34b5b-2896-46e2-ad81-5f6217cc27fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.43.18
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Bill of sale with two transactions for an enslaved man named Joe or Joseph

Written by:
George S. Harding, American, died 1863  Search this
Henry P. Goldsmith, American  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Joseph L. Locke, American  Search this
Charles Davis, American  Search this
James Akins, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 13 × 8 1/16 in. (33 × 20.5 cm)
Type:
bills of sale
Place used:
Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Chambers County, Alabama, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1844
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Business  Search this
Domestic slave trade  Search this
Men  Search this
Slavery  Search this
U.S. History, 1815-1861  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Liljenquist Family
Object number:
2018.43.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd50da70e6f-029e-4c6e-ad86-6a043be830fc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.43.2
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Bill of sale for an enslaved woman named Rosner in Louisiana

Manufactured by:
Platner & Porter Manufacturing Co., American, founded 1848  Search this
Written by:
Samuel F. Smith, American, 1814 - 1890  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Aaron L. Salter, American, born 1819  Search this
John Gallaspy, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 12 1/2 × 7 15/16 in. (31.7 × 20.2 cm)
Type:
bills of sale
Place made:
Unionville, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States, North and Central America
Place used:
DeSoto Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1862
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Business  Search this
Domestic slave trade  Search this
Slavery  Search this
U.S. History, Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Liljenquist Family
Object number:
2018.43.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd58bb69a46-05e5-423a-af46-7a7c0cae643c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.43.3
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Appraisal of a plantation owned by Elisha King listing 43 enslaved persons

Written by:
S. W. Sanders, American, died 1853  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Elisha F. King, American, died 1852  Search this
John Edmunds, American, born 1813  Search this
Green B. Mobley, American, 1807 - 1877  Search this
Obadiah Belcher, American  Search this
Unidentified Child or Children  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 12 3/8 × 7 7/8 in. (31.5 × 20 cm)
Type:
appraisals
Place used:
Perry County, Alabama, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Bibb County, Alabama, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1852
Topic:
African American  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
American South  Search this
Business  Search this
Children  Search this
Domestic slave trade  Search this
Families  Search this
Finance  Search this
Men  Search this
Slavery  Search this
U.S. History, 1815-1861  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Liljenquist Family
Object number:
2018.43.4
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd536222db7-c134-4c26-8e72-7f328acf2329
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.43.4
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Lantern Slide of the slave dealers, Birch & Co., in Alexandria, Virginia

Photograph by:
Mathew Brady, American, 1822 - 1896  Search this
Manufactured by:
Thomas H. McAllister, American, 1824 - 1898  Search this
Subject of:
Price, Birch & Co., American, 1858 - 1861  Search this
United States Army, American, founded 1775  Search this
Medium:
albumen, sodium chloride, silver nitrate, glass, metal, ink on paper, adhesive
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 2 11/16 × 2 7/8 in. (6.8 × 7.3 cm)
H x W x D (slide and mount): 3 1/4 × 4 1/8 × 1/4 in. (8.2 × 10.5 × 0.6 cm)
Type:
lantern slides
Place captured:
Alexandria, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1862
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Business  Search this
Domestic slave trade  Search this
Photography  Search this
Slavery  Search this
U.S. History, Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
United States Colored Troops  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Liljenquist Family
Object number:
2018.43.6
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd55fe4cbd7-ff3c-4256-b587-9ed2176f8e9c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.43.6
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The Pennsylvania Packet, and Daily Advertiser No. 2747

Published by:
Pennsylvania Packet, and Daily Advertiser, American, 1784 - 1791  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Alexander Allair  Search this
Medium:
ink on newsprint
Dimensions:
H x W: 19 1/2 × 11 13/16 in. (49.5 × 30 cm)
Type:
newspapers
Place made:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
November 24, 1787
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Business  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Domestic slave trade  Search this
Finance  Search this
Fugitive enslaved  Search this
Self-liberation  Search this
Slavery  Search this
U.S. History, 1815-1861  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Liljenquist Family
Object number:
2018.43.9
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd55c7afb26-e90f-493e-a758-8db0ac83a062
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.43.9
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Ship manifest detailing the transport of 92 enslaved persons

Signed by:
John Armfield  Search this
Joseph C. Moore  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Folded): 9 13/16 x 7 5/8 in. (24.9 x 19.4 cm)
H x W (Open): 9 13/16 x 15 5/16 in. (24.9 x 38.9 cm)
Type:
manifests
Place depicted:
Alexandria, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
October 30, 1833
Topic:
African American  Search this
Domestic slave trade  Search this
Law  Search this
Slavery  Search this
U.S. History, 1815-1861  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.6
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd59e93ff0d-ae53-45c4-9cc2-b30be8d90ffc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.6
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Virginia Herald Vol. XVIII No. 1386

Published by:
The Virginia Herald, American, 1787 - 1876  Search this
Medium:
ink on newsprint
Dimensions:
H x W (page): 17 x 10 1/2 in. (43.2 x 26.7 cm)
Type:
newspapers
Place depicted:
Guadeloupe, Caribbean, Latin America, North and Central America
France, Europe
Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Place printed:
Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
November 30, 1804
Topic:
African American  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Colonialism  Search this
Domestic slave trade  Search this
French colonialism  Search this
Fugitive enslaved  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Self-liberation  Search this
Slave hire system  Search this
Slavery  Search this
U.S. History, 1783-1815  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the Liljenquist Family Collection
Object number:
2011.51.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5fa9e35de-2abf-41ef-8dd5-f581d4363293
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.51.1
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Uncle Tom's Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly

Written by:
Harriet Beecher Stowe, American, 1811 - 1896  Search this
Published by:
John P. Jewett & Company, American, 1846 - 1860  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Closed): 9 5/16 × 6 5/16 × 7/8 in. (23.7 × 16 × 2.2 cm)
H x W x D (Open): 9 5/16 × 12 1/2 × 7/8 in. (23.7 × 31.8 × 2.2 cm)
Type:
books
Place printed:
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1852
Topic:
African American  Search this
Antislavery  Search this
Domestic slave trade  Search this
Literature  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.26.6
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Movement:
Anti-slavery movements
Exhibition:
Slavery and Freedom
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 3, C3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd50fa60862-6d1d-41fc-aea1-b204753ada70
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.26.6
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The Sale

Title:
Carte-de-visite of a slave auction
Created by:
Henry Louis Stephens, American, 1821 - 1886  Search this
Medium:
lithographic ink on cardboard
Dimensions:
H x W: 4 x 2 1/2 in. (10.2 x 6.4 cm)
Type:
color lithographs
Date:
ca. 1863
Topic:
African American  Search this
Caricature and cartoons  Search this
Domestic slave trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2008.9.53
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Visual Arts
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5d5e38d74-4fca-4f4d-9c52-3933c4f78295
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2008.9.53
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Bill of sale for a girl named Clary purchased by Robert Jardine for 50 pounds

Written by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Robert Jardine  Search this
John Ferguson, American, 1784 - 1854  Search this
Richard Burk, American  Search this
Susanah Burk, American  Search this
Edmund Burk, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (complete): 12 5/16 × 7 3/4 in. (31.2 × 19.7 cm)
H x W (top half): 6 1/8 × 7 3/4 in. (15.6 × 19.7 cm)
H x W (bottom half): 6 1/8 × 7 3/4 in. (15.6 × 19.7 cm)
Type:
bills of sale
Place made:
Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
January 15, 1806
Topic:
African American  Search this
Children  Search this
Domestic slave trade  Search this
Fancy Girl trade  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.1.117ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5f1c82531-297a-4872-ad4b-92dfe165dd5d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.1.117ab
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Bahamian bill of sale for enslaved individuals, Trim and Flora

Written by:
James Stevens, Bahamian  Search this
Received by:
John Addison, British  Search this
Signed by:
Dan Sutherland, British  Search this
John Stevens, British  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
L x W: 13 5/8 x 8 1/8 in. (34.6 x 20.6 cm)
Type:
bills of sale
Place used:
Nassau, Bahamas, Caribbean, North and Central America
Cultural Place:
England, Europe
Date:
February 8, 1799
Topic:
African American  Search this
British colonialism  Search this
Business  Search this
Colonialism  Search this
Domestic slave trade  Search this
Finance  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.1.226
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd52a6f3b8a-8eea-49c2-94a2-9b0101b70ac4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.1.226
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Broadside for an auction of enslaved persons at the Charleston courthouse

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 13 5/16 x 8 7/16 in. (33.8 x 21.5 cm)
Type:
broadsides
Place made:
Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1859
Topic:
African American  Search this
Colorism  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Domestic slave trade  Search this
Families  Search this
Finance  Search this
Law  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.21.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd50abe948f-d9c6-45fa-a3d9-5c581acba051
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.21.3

Notice of an impending sheriff's sale of 7 enslaved persons

Created by:
Edward Rupell  Search this
Subject of:
George Davis  Search this
George Schultz  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 x 8 1/2 in. (20.3 x 21.6 cm)
Type:
legal notices
Place made:
Savannah, Andrew County, Missouri, United States, North and Central America
Date:
March 15, 1862
Topic:
African American  Search this
Children  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Domestic slave trade  Search this
Finance  Search this
Law  Search this
Men  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.77.12
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5fc8cf544-febb-4476-8e96-00b5524164ab
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.77.12
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