Birth certificates--New York (State)--New York; Slavery--New York (State)--New York
Birth certificate of Luce, born October 15, 1807, to a 'Negro Woman named Deborah' belonging to New York City cabinet maker Fenwick Lyell. Includes note that Deborah formerly belonged to Lyell's brother.
Frontal view of locks with a pedestrian bridge and stairs at front of lock going down to platform. Embankment in front of lock on left. Family house with trees in background with fields, trees, and hills in the distance.
View of hydraulic dredge with two smokestacks [presumably] on Erie Canal. Dredger may have sign reading "Cyclone." Dredger is connected to a trestle bridge which does not cross the water. Metal girders and debris in foreground. Possible boat in...