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Powder horn carved with the name of Revolutionary War soldier Prince Simbo

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Prince Simbo, American, ca. 1737 - 1810  Search this
Medium:
horn, wood, and copper nails
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2 3/4 x 7 1/2 x 2 15/16 in. (7 x 19.1 x 7.5 cm)
Type:
powder horns
Place depicted:
Glastonbury, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States, North and Central America
Date:
late 18th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Freedom  Search this
Military  Search this
Slavery  Search this
U.S. History, Colonial period, 1600-1775  Search this
U.S. History, Revolution, 1775-1783  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2009.14.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Tools and Equipment-Military
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/fd5f6401d04-3023-4476-a356-ad7076a4ae40
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2009.14.1
Online Media:

Ledger of supply costs for eleven Revolutionary War soldiers

Created by:
Isaac Goodrich, American  Search this
Subject of:
Prince Simbo, American, ca. 1737 - 1810  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 12 7/16 x 8 in. (31.6 x 20.3 cm)
Type:
documents
Place made:
Glastonbury, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1782
Topic:
African American  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Freedom  Search this
Military  Search this
Slavery  Search this
U.S. History, Revolution, 1775-1783  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2009.14.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
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/fd5d41dd239-2e05-4ec6-aa28-5097024b20d2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2009.14.2
Online Media:

Receipt for blankets given to soldiers Prince Simbo and Sampson Freeman

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Prince Simbo, American, ca. 1737 - 1810  Search this
Sampson Freeman, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 4 11/16 x 8 5/16 in. (11.9 x 21.1 cm)
Type:
receipts
Place made:
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States, North and Central America
Date:
April 21, 1778
Topic:
African American  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Freedom  Search this
Military  Search this
Slavery  Search this
U.S. History, Revolution, 1775-1783  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2009.14.7
Restrictions & Rights:
public domain
See more items in:
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/fd5dad8a0d6-658a-42fe-b2d9-65ff4a646c7a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2009.14.7
Online Media:

Voucher of payment to Private Prince Simbo

Created by:
Eleazer Wales, American, 1732 - 1794  Search this
Subject of:
Prince Simbo, American, ca. 1737 - 1810  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 6 1/2 x 8 in. (16.5 x 20.3 cm)
Type:
vouchers
Place made:
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States, North and Central America
Date:
March 20, 1783
Topic:
African American  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Freedom  Search this
Military  Search this
Slavery  Search this
U.S. History, Revolution, 1775-1783  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2009.14.8
Restrictions & Rights:
public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Exhibition:
Double Victory: The African American Military Experience
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd503ef2d55-a6d6-4623-b342-65f6ddfccc06
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2009.14.8
Online Media:

The Revolutionary War Patriot Who Carried This Gunpowder Horn Was Fighting for Freedom—Just Not His Own

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Wed, 22 Jun 2016 16:36:54 +0000
Topic:
Search this
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Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_10b55964c96fc622064bdc91d3428b8b

Eleven Artifacts of Heroism from America’s Wars

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Wed, 25 May 2011 18:37:00 +0000
Topic:
Search this
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Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_acc82b4e86996cd66018a41ddacbfca3

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