Charles Sumner (1811-1874) was a United States senator from Massachusetts and a campaigner against slavery. This is a draft, ca. 1855, of a version of the speech delivered in New York on May 9, 1855, and published that year under the title "The...
Bills of sale; Slaves--Emancipation--Kentucky; Slaves--Kentucky; Slavery--Kentucky
Four-page bill of sale between John Smith and Richard Dallam regarding the slaves named Charles, Allman, Sall, and Rachel, who was to be emancipated according to an earlier deed of manumission, in the State of Kentucky.
Slavery--Virginia; Churches--Virginia; Sixth Mount Zion Baptist Church (Richmond, Va.); African American clergy--Virginia; Slavery and the church--Baptists, [Catholic Church, etc.]
Mounted newspaper clipping from an unidentified newspaper titled 'De Sun Do Move' containing biographical details of Reverend John Jasper, an emancipated slave and founder of the Sixth Mount Zion Baptist church of Richmond [Virginia]. Date in ink...
Bills of sale; Slaves--Emancipation--Kentucky--Harrison County; Slaves--Kentucky--Harrison County; Slavery--Kentucky--Harrison County
Two-page bill of sale between William Rayman and Richard Harcourt regarding one slave named Nelly, who was to be emancipated on the date of her 30th birthday (March 4th, 1826), in Harrison County, Kentucky.