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Identifier: A1518

Title: Slaves and Slavery Collection, 1772-1950


The Slaves and Slavery Collection is an artificial, or subject-based, collection comprising a variety of documents that have been placed in this collection over the years due to their common subject matter. Approximately half of the documents in the collection are receipts for sales of slaves, some of which were recorded in various courts. The collection also includes deeds of emancipation; personal correspondence; and broadsides offering rewards for the capture of runaway slaves.

Finding aid available.

7 folders (96 items); 1 oversize folder

Cite as: Slaves and Slavery Collection, Missouri History Museum Archives, St. Louis.

Rights: UND


Dates: 1772-1950

Type(s): Documentary Artifacts




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