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Title
W.H. Bailey
Collection

Slavery and the Abolition of the Slave Trade collection

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Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1700 - 1890
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: MS Slavery B3
Topics
Slavery
Slave trade
Slavery -- United States
Genres
Documents
Bills of sale
Physical Description
Extent: 1 page, (1 leaf); 4 5/8 x 7 7/8"
Description
Autograph document signed. "Received...............hundred dollars for a Negro Boy, by the name of John, of black complexion about nineteen years old. I warrant him to be sound, healthy, sensible, a slave for life and title to be good." Marginal note: "Get the biggest price you can in Confederate money." [Presumably amount was to have been filled in when buyer found and price agreed upon.]
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11883950
MSS Unit ID: 20774
Calendar number: #107
Manuscript identifier: MS Slavery B3
Archives EAD ID: 3152522
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d1774830-28a0-0137-5bcd-15e260c89bc8
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1700: Created (Approximate)
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "W.H. Bailey" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1700 - 1890. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47df-c9b9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "W.H. Bailey" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 18, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47df-c9b9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. (1700 - 1890). W.H. Bailey Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47df-c9b9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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W.H. Bailey