Log of the ship Lawrance

Collection History

This digital compilation was developed in support of the NYPL website, "The African American Migration Experience," a sweeping 500-year historical narrative from the transatlantic slave trade to the Western migration, the colonization movement, the Great Migration, and the contemporary immigration of Caribbeans, Haitians, and sub-Saharan Africans.

Related Resources

NYPL. "In Motion: The African-American Migration Experience."(2005) <http://www.inmotionaame.org>

Collection Data

Log of a voyage of the Lawrance, Abraham Dumaresq, commander, from Gravesend, England to Holland, and on to Loango, on the west coast of Africa. Departure with slaves aboard for delivery to Buenos Aires, followed by a return toward England with a cargo of hides. In addition to routine entries of longitude, latitude, and wind conditions, log notes deaths of slaves aboard.
Lawrance (ship) (Creator)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1730 - 1731
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 1699
Physical Description
Extent: 1 vol.
MSS Unit ID: 1699
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15799300
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 81cc7410-c608-012f-c0d5-58d385a7bc34
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