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Argument of John Quincy Adams, before the Supreme Court of the United States, in the case of the United States, Appellants, vs. Cinque, and others, Africans, captured in the Schooner Amistad

Subject of:
John Quincy Adams  Search this
Sengbe Pieh, Sierra Leonean, 1814 - 1879  Search this
Supreme Court of the United States, American, founded 1789  Search this
Published by:
S. W. Benedict, American  Search this
Signed by:
John T. Bradlee, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on wove paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 11/16 × 5 11/16 in. (22 × 14.5 cm)
Type:
books
manuscripts
Place printed:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Cuba, Caribbean, Latin America, North and Central America
Sierra Leone, West Africa, Africa
Date:
1841
Topic:
African American  Search this
Illegal slave trade  Search this
International affairs  Search this
Law  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Trans Atlantic slave trade  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:
2018.46.6
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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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/fd5c555f537-deaf-49ec-9815-af12ef6b8a36
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edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.46.6

Argument of Roger S. Baldwin, of New Haven, Before the Supreme Court of the United States, in the Case of the United States, Appellants, vs. Cinque, and Others, Africans of Amistad

Written by:
Roger Sherman Baldwin, American, 1793 - 1863  Search this
Subject of:
Sengbe Pieh, Sierra Leonean, 1814 - 1879  Search this
Supreme Court of the United States, American, founded 1789  Search this
Published by:
S. W. Benedict, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on wove paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 11/16 × 5 1/2 in. (22.1 × 14 cm)
Type:
books
manuscripts
Place printed:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Cuba, Caribbean, Latin America, North and Central America
Sierra Leone, West Africa, Africa
Date:
1841
Topic:
African American  Search this
Illegal slave trade  Search this
International affairs  Search this
Law  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Trans Atlantic slave trade  Search this
Transportation  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:
2018.46.7
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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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/fd5072e632c-5256-424e-8b0f-b0937f3b143b
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edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.46.7

Report of Sale for Mosquito Point Plantation including 54 enslaved persons

Written by:
Fletcher Creighton, American, born c. 1796  Search this
Subject of:
Jonathan McCaleb, American, 1787 - 1853  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Unidentified Child or Children  Search this
Medium:
iron gall ink on laid rag paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 12 9/16 × 8 in. (31.9 × 20.3 cm)
Type:
summaries
manuscripts
Place depicted:
Washington County, Mississippi, United States, North and Central America
Place made:
Claiborne County, Mississippi, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1858
Topic:
African American  Search this
Domestic slave trade  Search this
Finance  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:
2019.26.4a-d
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/fd56b02e408-d161-4580-9333-f9816b414333
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edanmdm:nmaahc_2019.26.4a-d
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The North Star, Volume 1, Number 22

Created by:
The North Star, American, 1847 - 1859  Search this
Edited by:
Frederick Douglass, American, 1818 - 1895  Search this
Martin Robison Delany, American, 1812 - 1885  Search this
Published by:
William Cooper Nell, American, 1816 - 1874  Search this
Written by:
Lucretia Mott, American, 1793 - 1880  Search this
Printed by:
John Dick, British  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Folded): 25 × 18 1/4 in. (63.5 × 46.4 cm)
H x W (Open): 24 13/16 × 36 5/16 in. (63 × 92.3 cm)
Type:
newspapers
Place printed:
Rochester, Monroe County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
May 26, 1848
Topic:
African American  Search this
Antislavery  Search this
Communities  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Freedom  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Social reform  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:
2017.36.5
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Movement:
Abolitionist movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd518829a74-b4d8-441d-b21a-0a9f2dc53f6b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.36.5
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U.S. Model 1842 musket and bayonet by Springfield Armory

Manufactured by:
Springfield Armory, American, 1777 - 1968  Search this
Medium:
walnut, brass (alloy) and steel
Dimensions:
H x W x D (a): 58 × 6 7/8 × 4 3/16 in. (147.3 × 17.5 × 10.7 cm)
H x W x D (b): 20 11/16 × 3 1/4 × 7/8 in. (52.5 × 8.2 × 2.3 cm)
Type:
bayonets
muskets
Place made:
Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1847
Topic:
African American  Search this
Military  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:
2018.116.5ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Weapons and ammunition
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd53fa63bf4-5093-4671-a9f0-af84dea78bd8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.116.5ab
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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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Carte-de-visite of a young woman and two children

Published by:
Philp & Solomons, American, founded 1859  Search this
Photograph by:
Alexander Gardner, Scottish, 1821 - 1882  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Child or Children  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
albumen and silver on photographic paper on card mount
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 3 3/8 × 2 1/8 in. (8.6 × 5.4 cm)
H x W (card): 3 15/16 × 2 3/8 in. (10 × 6 cm)
Type:
cartes-de-visite
albumen prints
portraits
Place made:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1864 - 1866
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  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:
2018.43.10
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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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/fd580be8dbf-8c35-42e1-9c58-7591f4a40b6d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.43.10
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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, American, 1852 - 1901  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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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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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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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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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
Cotton  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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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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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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Golden Legacy Illustrated History Magazine: The Saga of Harriet Tubman, "The Moses of Her People," Vol. 2

Written by:
Joan Bacchus Maynard, American, 1928 - 2006  Search this
Taylor Francis  Search this
L.C. Arty  Search this
Illustrated by:
Tom Feelings, American, 1933 - 2003  Search this
Ezra Jackson  Search this
Published by:
Fitzgerald Publishing Co., Inc., American, founded 1966  Search this
Subject of:
Harriet Tubman, American, 1822 - 1913  Search this
Daniel Hale Williams, American, 1858 - 1931  Search this
Ira Aldridge, American, 1807 - 1867  Search this
Bishop James Augustine Healy, American, 1830 - 1900  Search this
Jean-Baptist-Point Du Sable, Haitian, 1750 - 1818  Search this
Golden Legacy: Illustrated History Magazine, American, founded 1966  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product) with metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Closed): 10 1/4 × 6 13/16 × 1/8 in. (26 × 17.3 × 0.3 cm)
H x W x D (Open): 10 1/4 × 13 3/8 × 11/16 in. (26 × 34 × 1.7 cm)
Type:
comic books
Place printed:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Auburn, Cayuga County, New York, United States, North and Central America
St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada, North and Central America
Date:
1967
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
American South  Search this
Comics and graphic novels  Search this
Education  Search this
Fugitive enslaved  Search this
Slavery  Search this
U.S. History, 1815-1861  Search this
U.S. History, Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
United States History  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2019.22.12
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1966 Fitzgerald Publishing Co., Inc. Permission required for use.
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Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd59236e07d-0ffa-48fd-b51e-2723d1b3cad1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2019.22.12
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Document appointing nine men to a slave patrol

Written by:
Col. Henry Adams, American, 1823 - 1899  Search this
Received by:
Col. William Clark Grasty, American, 1817 - 1901  Search this
Subject of:
Edmund Fitzgerald, American  Search this
James M. Fitzgerald, American  Search this
John Rice Miller, American  Search this
Charles E. Miller, American  Search this
Luther J. Tynes, American  Search this
N. C. Miller, American  Search this
Coleman Scruggs, American  Search this
Morton Scruggs, American  Search this
Medium:
iron gall ink on wove rag paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 12 1/4 × 7 5/8 in. (31.1 × 19.4 cm)
Type:
manuscripts
Place depicted:
Pittsylvania County, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
March 15, 1846
Topic:
African American  Search this
Fugitive enslaved  Search this
Law  Search this
Military  Search this
Slavery  Search this
U.S. History, 1815-1861  Search this
Violence  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Liljenquist Family
Object number:
2019.26.3
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:
Documents and Published Materials
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd51f4e7d25-d521-4333-a820-dcd7212d3d07
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2019.26.3
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Bill of sale for Will, an enslaved man

Created by:
A. J. Burke, American, born 1817  Search this
Written by:
Benjamin H. Grist, American, 1786 - 1869  Search this
Subject of:
David W. Lamb, American  Search this
Medium:
iron gall ink on laid rag paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Folded): 13 15/16 × 8 9/16 in. (35.4 × 21.8 cm)
H x W (Unfolded estimate): 13 15/16 × 17 3/16 in. (35.4 × 43.6 cm)
Type:
mortgages
bills of sale
Place depicted:
South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1858
Topic:
African American  Search this
Domestic slave trade  Search this
Finance  Search this
Men  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:
2019.26.8
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/fd5261f0f52-c410-4413-b74a-54c4751457c0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2019.26.8
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Warrant ordering a slave patrol in Loudon County, Virginia

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
iron gall ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 10 13/16 × 7 9/16 in. (27.5 × 19.2 cm)
Type:
warrants
Place depicted:
Loudoun County, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1826
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Law  Search this
Slavery  Search this
U.S. History, 1815-1861  Search this
Violence  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2020.21.3
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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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/fd5c69c67dd-352f-4742-9ab1-7db3a7ce8f3a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2020.21.3
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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
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

Wax jack owned by the Dennis Family

Subject of:
Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust, American, founded 2001  Search this
Medium:
britannia metal, silver, beeswax, and cotton (fiber)
Dimensions:
H x W (width includes handle): 6 3/4 × 5 1/8 in. (17.1 × 13 cm)
Type:
taper jacks
Date:
early 19th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Correspondence  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Families  Search this
U.S. History, 1783-1815  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 M. Denise Dennis, in honor of the Dennis Family
Object number:
2014.273.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Domestic
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5af65afe1-957d-4820-9177-ebc89e0b1e60
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.273.1

Glasses of Henry W. Dennis with eyeglass case

Owned by:
Henry W. Dennis, American, 1815 - 1882  Search this
Subject of:
Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust, American, founded 2001  Search this
Medium:
metal, crown glass, cloth, and rubber
Dimensions:
H x W (glasses): 2 1/8 × 4 5/8 × 5/8 in. (5.4 × 11.7 × 1.6 cm)
H x W (case): 2 3/8 × 5 1/8 × 3/4 in. (6 × 13 × 1.9 cm)
Type:
eyeglasses
eyeglass cases
Date:
mid-19th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Families  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 M. Denise Dennis, in honor of the Dennis Family
Object number:
2014.273.27ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Personal Effects and Items
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5de50d59a-cefe-4583-b9d0-18c1234428ef
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.273.27ab
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