Slaves--Maryland; Slavery--Maryland; Capital punishment--Maryland; Pardon--Maryland
Petition to the Governor of Maryland asking for a pardon of Jack, a negro slave, having confessed to stealing goods from the house of Mr. Hopewell. Signature partially legible, possibly William Fitzhugh. Slip of paper in different hand dated 2nd...
Ship manifest of "negroes, mulattoes, and persons of color taken on" the Steam Boat Joseph Johnson of Washington from the port of Alexandria [Virginia]. Includes names of ship's Master William Ingle, shipper Robert N. Windsor, and consignee Geo....
Merchant ships--United States; Medicine--Early works to 1800; Medical care
Receipt for medical services by Doctor Hugh Mercer for Captain John Duncan [of the Brig Othello] on May 13 and 15, 1771. On back, letter from Mr. [Charles] Yates to Duncan asking for remittance of payment.
Slaves--New York (State)--Long Island; Slavery--New York (State)--Long Island
Bill of sale of a "negro wench Betty" from Cornelius Van der Veer, Junior, of Flatbush, Long Island, New York, to William Tongue. On back, additional notes in two different hands, both dated January 21, 1777, regarding the sale of the same slave,...
Bills of sale; Slaves--Kentucky--Lincoln County; Slavery--Kentucky--Lincoln County
Two-page bill of sale between the Smith Heirs, Ephraim H. Smith, John G. Smith, W. T. Smith, William Smith, Sarah S. Smith, and John Logan and his wife S. F. Logan regarding the slave girl named Sarah, in Lincoln County, Kentucky.
Panoramic view of the Champlain Canal, near Mechanicsville, N.Y., in a rural setting. Towpath, with one animal and person on path, is seen with one canal boat in the Champlain Canal. Two bridges are seen in the background.
Barge on the Champlain Canal near Mechanicsville, New York on a sunny day. Houses close to the canal. People with a horse on bank. Written message at bottom of picture (Sorry you were not here having a fun time).