Verplancke family; Mount Gulian (Fishkill, N.Y.); African Americans--New York (State)--Fishkill; Slaves--Maryland--Social conditions; Fugitive slaves--Maryland; Fishkill (N.Y.)--Social life and customs; Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.)
James F. Brown (1793-1868) was the ex-slave gardener of the Verplanck family at Mount Gulian, Fishkill, New York. Brown was a runaway slave from Maryland, and the Verplancks purchased his time after he was found by his master. The collection...
Slaves--New York (State)--Shodack; Slavery--New York (State)--Shodack
Note giving permission for the "bearer of a negro woman named Charr" to sell her to a new master for the sum of seventy-five dollars. Signed by Marte Beekman, Jacob Baurhyte, and John T. Miller of Shodack [New York].
One-page unsigned memorandum from Philadelphia showing number of slaves, general population, and congressional representatives divided by state. Includes statistics for the South Western Territory and North Western Territory.