American Slavery Collection

Title

American Slavery Collection

Subject

Slave trade--Southern States-History.
Slavery--Kentucky.

Description

Materials documenting slavery in Kentucky including sale bills, receipts, manumission agreements, correspondence documenting a freeman and an autobiography of a man who was born a slave and upon gaining his freedom began purchasing family members.

Only a portion of this collection has been digitized. See the Finding Aid for a description of the entire collection.

Date

1796-ca. 1870

Format

document

Language

eng

Type

text

Identifier

0010-020

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