Slavery and Abolition

$100.00 reward! 12 February 1861 Unassociated Civil War Documents 1861 Broadside
$2,500 Reward! Mississippi Co., Missouri broadside advertising runaway slaves 23 August 1852 Documents Relating to 1852 Broadside
$200 Reward! [for a runaway slave] 9 May 1860 Slavery archive: Duley Family Papers Broadside
178 Sugar and Cotton Plantation Slaves!... [Slave sale catalogue from Waverly and Meredith plantations] 13 March 1855 Documents Relating to 1855 Business and financial document
18 Civil War dispatches, extracts, and general orders issued by U.S. Navy November 1861-June 1862 Unassociated Civil War Documents: Miscellaneous Dates Military document
1806 State of the Union Address 9 December 1806 Documents Relating to 1806 Government document
50th Annual Report of the American Colonization Society 1867 Documents Relating to the 1860s Pamphlet
A. A. Galpin to John D. Moore about his expedition to Santa Fe and plans in case he does not return 16 June 1841 Documents Relating to 1841 Correspondence; Military document
A. B. Cummings to William McBlair regarding two drunk crewmen on board the "Dale" 1 June 1857 William McBlair collection Military document
Aaron Burr to a client about recovering a slave 25 October 1815 Documents Relating to 1815 Correspondence; Legal document
Aaron D. Stevens to Anne Brown Adams discussing his upcoming execution and looking forward to meeting old friends in "the other world" 1 March 1860 Collection of John Brown documents from Alexander M. Ross Correspondence
Aaron D. Stevens to Anne Brown Adams discussing his upcoming trial and execution, and recalling the deaths of John Brown and other Harpers Ferry raiders 5 January 1860 Collection of John Brown documents from Alexander M. Ross Correspondence
Aaron D. Stevens to Anne Brown Adams explaining that he is looking forward to the next life [Fragment] 17 January 1860 Collection of John Brown documents from Alexander M. Ross Correspondence
Aaron D. Stevens to his brother Henry concerning voting on the Lecompton Constitution 3 October 1857 Letters from Aaron D. Stevens to his brother and sisters Correspondence
Aaron D. Stevens to his brother Henry justifying violence in the cause of abolition 2 August 1858 Letters from Aaron D. Stevens to his brother and sisters Correspondence
Aaron D. Stevens to his brother Henry on injuries at Harper's Ferry, life in jail and spiritual beliefs 30 January 1860 Letters from Aaron D. Stevens to his brother and sisters Correspondence
Aaron D. Stevens to his brother Henry on the prospect of facing death 23 February 1860 Letters from Aaron D. Stevens to his brother and sisters Correspondence
Aaron D. Stevens to his brother Henry regarding tensions over slavery in Kansas 28 August 1856 Letters from Aaron D. Stevens to his brother and sisters Correspondence
Aaron D. Stevens to his brother Henry with a farewell message shortly before his execution 13 March 1860 Letters from Aaron D. Stevens to his brother and sisters Correspondence
Aaron D. Stevens to his father on the fight against slavery 29 September 1857 Letters from Aaron D. Stevens to his brother and sisters Correspondence
Aaron D. Stevens to his sister discussing his trial and offering spiritual encouragement 18 January 1860 Letters from Aaron D. Stevens to his brother and sisters Correspondence
Aaron D. Stevens to his sister on arguments over slavery and abolition in Kansas 29 April 1857 Letters from Aaron D. Stevens to his brother and sisters Correspondence
Aaron D. Stevens to his sister on his dedication to the cause of freedom 8 April 1858 Letters from Aaron D. Stevens to his brother and sisters Correspondence
Abigail Adams to Hannah Cushing on the death of her nephew on the U.S.S. Constitution ca. 17 February 1812-1813 Documents Relating to 1812 Non-governmental organization document
Abigail K. Foster to Harriet Jane Hanson Robinson on abolition and women's suffrage 9 March 1881 Documents Relating to the 1880s Correspondence
Abolition documents. Number one. Principles and measures. 28 June 1855 Collection related to Gerrit Smith Non-governmental organization document
The abolition of slavery: the right of the government under the war power. 1861 Unassociated Civil War Documents 1861 Pamphlet
The Abolitionist 1833 Documents Relating to 1833 Newspapers and Magazines
Abolitionist broadside 1 December 1859 Documents Relating to 1859 Broadside
An Abolitionist Traitor 29 August 1863 Documents Relating to the 1860s Broadside
Abraham Lincoln entering Richmond, April 3, 1865 1866 Documents Relating to the 1860s Artwork
Abraham Lincoln signing the Emancipation Proclamation 1864 Unassociated Civil War Documents 1864 Artwork
Abraham Lincoln speech delivered July 17, 1858 ca. 17 July 1858 Documents Relating to 1858 Pamphlet
Abraham Lincoln to [B. Clarke Lundy] re: publication of his speech on Dred Scott and Utah 20 July 1857 Documents Relating to 1857 Correspondence
Abraham Lincoln to Benjamin F. Butler regarding "free black labor" in occupied Louisiana 6 November 1862 Unassociated Civil War Documents 1862 Correspondence
Abraham Lincoln to Charles C. Nott re: publishing Cooper Institute address (for 1860 election) 31 May 1860 Documents Relating to the 1860s Correspondence
Abraham Lincoln to E. Malhiot on delaying vote in Louisiana until slavery is abolished 19 June 1863 Unassociated Civil War Documents 1863 Correspondence
Abraham Lincoln to Edwin M. Stanton regarding transport to return black colonists from Haiti 1 February 1864 Unassociated Civil War Documents 1864 Correspondence
Abraham Lincoln to Joshua F. Speed asking Speed to help Lyman Guinnip in Louisville 17 March 1863 Unassociated Civil War Documents 1863 Correspondence
An abstract of the evidence delivered before a select committee of the House... 1791 Documents Relating to 1791 Pamphlet
Abstract of incidental expenses in the Freedmen's Department, District of Memphis January 1865 Collection related to the Freedmen's Department of Memphis Business and financial document
Abstract of monies received in the Freedmen's Department during December for the Memphis District December 1864 Collection related to the Freedmen's Department of Memphis Business and financial document
Abstract of receipts from various sources on account of City Colored Schools 30 June 1865 Collection related to the Freedmen's Department of Memphis Business and financial document
Abstract of the returns of the fifth census, showing the number of free people, the number of slaves... 1832 Documents Relating to 1832 Government document; Pamphlet
Account between the estate of Horatio Wills and John Winn ca. 1826 Middlesex County Virginia documents Business and financial document
Account between the estate of Horatio Wills and John Winn 30 June 1827 Middlesex County Virginia documents Business and financial document
Account between John Winn and J. M. Wills 15 May 1823 Middlesex County Virginia documents Business and financial document
Account between John Winn and J. N. Wills ca. 1820 Middlesex County Virginia documents Business and financial document
Account Book 1854-1856 Collection of Woodson Johnson Business and financial document
Account figures for the hiring of slaves ca. 1822 Middlesex County Virginia documents Business and financial document
Account of the estate of J. Wills ca. 1826 Middlesex County Virginia documents Business and financial document
An account of the livestock brought from Tashkanik for fear of Indians 24 May 1690 The Livingston Family Papers [016] 1690 Business and financial document
An account of the livestock brought from Tashkanik for fear of Indians 24 May 1690 The Livingston Family Papers [016] 1690 Business and financial document
Account of Mr. Hart Gibson 2 February 1858 Archive of Confederate general & family re: plantation and slaves Business and financial document
Account of payment made by Flucker to Samuel Dyer 31 May 1774 The Henry Knox Papers [0009] May-June 1774 Business and financial document
Account of Robert Livingston 15 May 1790 The Livingston Family Papers [094] January-September 1790 Business and financial document
Account of sales and hiring negroes of Mildred Bradshaws estate, by J Winn for G Winn 17 October 1828 Middlesex County Virginia documents Business and financial document
Account of sales of the personal estate of Thomas Winn 6 December 1824 Middlesex County Virginia documents Business and financial document
Account of slave rebellion in New Orleans [in Spanish] 24 February 1777 Documents Relating to 1777 Correspondence
Account sheet regarding fees required as Court Clerk 26 January 1703 The Livingston Family Papers [030] 1703 Business and financial document
Accounts of John Winn, including rental of slaves ca. 1820 Middlesex County Virginia documents Business and financial document
Acknowledging receipt of presidential pardon [for Nathan B. Forrest]. 6 August 1868 Documents Relating to the 1860s Government document
An Act concerning the introduction of Negroes & Mulattoes into this Territory 17 September 1807 Documents Relating to 1807 Legal document
An act for carrying into effect the treaty between Her Majesty and the Republic of Texas for the suppression of the African slave trade 11 April 1843 Documents Relating to 1843 Pamphlet; Government document
An Act in addition to "an act prohibiting the introduction of slaves into any port or place within the jurisdiction of the United States, from an after the first day of January, in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and eight," and to repeal certain parts of the same 20 April 1818 Documents Relating to 1818 Government document
Act of a French society concerning the slave trade [In French] 1748-1750 Documents Relating to 1700-1753 Non-governmental organization document
An act of Parliament effecting a treaty between Great Britain and the Republic of Texas for the suppression of the slave trade 11 April 1843 Documents Relating to 1843 Pamphlet; Government document
An act to amend an act entitled "An act to increase the efficiency of the army by employing free negroes and slaves in certain capacities," approved February 17th, 1864. 22 November 1864 Confederate acts and resolutions Military document
Act to carry into effect an additional article to..[a previous] treaty 29 June 1863 Documents Relating to the 1860s Pamphlet
Act to carry into effect the Treaty between Her Majesty and the United States of America for the Suppression of the African Slave Trade 17 July 1862 Documents Relating to the 1860s Pamphlet
An act to perpetuate testimony in cases of slaves abducted or harbored by the enemy, and of other property seized, wasted, or destroyed by them. No. 270 30 August 1861 Confederate imprints: handbills, pamphlets, and Confederate laws Government document
An Act to perpetuate testimony in cases of slaves abducted or harbored by the enemy, and of other property seized, wasted, or destroyed by them. No. 270. 30 August 1861 Documents Relating to the 1860s Government document
An act to perpetuate testimony in cases of slaves abducted or Harbored by the Enemy, and other property seized, wasted, or destroyed by them 30 August 1861 Confederate acts and resolutions Military document
An act to secure freedom to all persons within the Territories June 1862 Unassociated Civil War Documents 1862 Government document
Address before the Anti-Slavery Society of Salem and the vicinity in the south meeting-house, in Salem, February 24, 1834 24 February 1834 Documents Relating to 1834 Pamphlet
An Address Delivered by Hon. William D. Kelley at Girard Avenue, Above Eleventh St. on October 3rd, 1856 1856 Civil war loyalty pamphlets Pamphlet
An address delivered in the court-house in Concord, Massachusetts, on 1st August, 1844, on the anniversary of the emancipation of the negroes of the British West Indies 1844 Documents Relating to 1844 Pamphlet
Address of Booker T. Washington, principal of the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute, Tuskegee, Alabama, before the Hamilton Club, Chicago 31 January 1896 Documents Relating to the 1890s Miscellany
The address of the Hon. Abraham Lincoln [Cooper Institute address] 1860 Unassociated Civil War Documents 1860 Pamphlet
Address of the Hon. John C. Calhoun, in the Senate of the United States, on the subject of slavery 4 March 1850 Documents Relating to 1850 Pamphlet
Address of John Brown to the Virginia Court, when about to receive the sentence of death, for his heroic attempt at Harper's Ferry, to give deliverance to the captives, and to let the oppressed go free December 1859 Collection of documents relating to religion and spirituality Broadside
The Address of the People of South Carolina, assembled in convention, to the people of the slave states of the United States 1860 Unassociated Civil War Documents 1860 Pamphlet
Address of the Starksborough and Lincoln anti-slavery society to the public 1835 Documents Relating to 1835 Pamphlet
Address of the yearly meeting of Friends, to Thomas Jefferson and his reply 13 November 1807 Documents relating to 1807 Broadside
The Address of... delivered at Cooper Institute [ed. by C.C. Nott & C. Brainerd] 1860 Documents Relating to the 1860s Pamphlet
Address reported by Gerrit Smith to the Jerry Rescue Convention, held in Syracuse October 1, 1857 1 October 1857 Collection related to Gerrit Smith Non-governmental organization document
Address to Abraham Lincoln regarding Freedman's Aid 1 December 1863 Unassociated Civil War Documents 1863 Correspondence
Address to the free colored people of the United States 1838 Documents Relating to 1838 Pamphlet
An address to the inhabitants of Charleston, South Carolina 1805 Documents Relating to 1805 Pamphlet
An address to the inhabitants of Charleston, South Carolina [anti-slavery] 1805 Documents Relating to 1805 Pamphlet
An Address to the People of the Free States by the President of the Southern Confederacy. [a contemporary fake] 5 January 1863 Unassociated Civil War Documents 1863 Broadside
Address to the People of the United States, by the General Anti-Slavery Convention, of nearly 4,000 People, held in Cincinnati, Ohio, June 11, 1845 June 1845 Documents Relating to 1845 Broadside; Non-governmental organization document
Address to soldiers before anticipated Union assault on Corinth 2 May 1862 Documents Relating to the 1860s Broadside
An address, delivered December 22, 1837, in the village of Lockport, N.Y. commemorative of the martyrdom of Rev. E. P. Lovejoy, who was killed by the mob... 1838 Documents Relating to 1838 Pamphlet
Addresses delivered before the Virginia State Convention 1861 Unassociated Civil War Documents 1861 Pamphlet
Adiel Sherwood to Absalom Janes with various pieces of news, including the story of a runaway slave 25 February 1843 Documents Relating to 1843 Correspondence
Adjutant General's Office General Orders No. 1 2 January 1863 Documents Relating to the 1860s Pamphlet
Administracion general de rentas reales maritimas [In Spanish] 27 June 1839 Papers related to the Amistad mutiny Business and financial document
Administracion general de rentas reales marítimas [In Spanish] 27 June 1839 Papers related to the Amistad mutiny Business and financial document
Administracion general de rentas reales marítimas [In Spanish] 26 June 1839 Papers related to the Amistad mutiny Business and financial document
Administracion General De Rentas Reales Marítimas [In Spanish] 26 June 1839 Papers related to the Amistad mutiny Business and financial document
Administracion general de rentas reales marítimas [In Spanish] 26 June 1839 Papers related to the Amistad mutiny Business and financial document
Administracion general de rentas reales marítimas [In Spanish] 27 June 1839 Papers related to the Amistad mutiny Business and financial document
Administracion general de rentas reales marítimas [In Spanish] 27 June 1839 Papers related to the Amistad mutiny Business and financial document
Administracion general de rentas reales marítimas [In Spanish] 27 June 1839 Papers related to the Amistad mutiny Business and financial document
Advertisement for antislavery lecture 16 February 1857 Documents Relating to 1857 Broadside
Advertisement for the book Life at the South 1 July 1852 Documents Relating to 1852 Broadside
Advertisement for clothing for slaves from New Orleans, Louisiana August 1860 Documents Relating to the 1860s Business and financial document
Advertisement for land in Rockingham county n.d. Collection of Woodson Johnson Land transaction document; Business and financial document
Advertisement of personal property, including slaves, for the estate of Thomas Winn 22 November 1824 Middlesex County Virginia documents Business and financial document
Affadavit regarding the imprisonment of Jeremiah Sullivan and two other sailors on the African coast 4 February 1858 William McBlair collection Legal document; Military document
Affidavit by William Ellery 10 February 1816 Documents Relating to 1816 Legal document
Affidavit of sales agreement for a slave named Hannibal in St. Croix 4 April 1787 Documents Relating to 1787 Legal document
Africa and the American Flag. By Commander Andrew H. Foote. U.S. Navy, Lieutenant commanding U.S. Brig. Perry on the Coast of Africa, A.D. 1850-1851 1854 Documents Relating to 1854 Book
The African's right to citizenship. 1865 Documents Relating to the 1860s Pamphlet
Africans taken in the Amistad: congressional document, containing the correspondence, & c., in relation to the captured Africans 1840 Documents Relating to 1840 Pamphlet
Afro-American Monument 1897 Documents Relating to the 1890s Artwork
Agreement for sale of five slaves 24 August 1835 Documents Relating to 1835 Business and financial document
Agreement of registry 22 May 1865 Documents Relating to the 1860s Military document
Agreement to be the carpenter and clerk at the forges at Maryburgh 26 February 1774 The Livingston Family Papers [082] 1774-1775 Business and financial document; Legal document
Alabama woman writes to her cousin in Michiga 22 August 1871 Documents Relating to the 1870s Correspondence
Albert Pike to John Ross re: requesting necessary papers to capture fugitive slave 20 March 1862 Unassociated Civil War Documents 1862 Correspondence
Albert Smith to Franklin Pierce discussing the possibility of appointing Watson Freeman as U.S. Marshall 3 December 1852 Collection of documents relating to U.S. Marshal, Watson Freeman Correspondence
Albert to Sister Sophia 21 December 1861 Letters from a Union soldier called Albert Correspondence
Album of 200 cartes de visite, most by Brady, including images of Lincoln, generals and freed slaves ca.1865 Unassociated Photographs of the Civil War Photograph
Alexander Ball to Tobias Lear thanking him for protecting British interests 30 September 1806 Tobias Lear papers Correspondence
Alexander Hamilton Stephens to Thomas W. Thomas discussing the Kansas Nebraska Act 27 February 1854 Documents Relating to 1854 Correspondence
Alexander James Dallas to Alexander James Dallas, Jr., on the arrest of a slave trading ship's captain 28 October 1810 Documents Relating to 1810 Correspondence
Alfred Gibson to Tobias Gibson regarding a ruined cotton crop 18 May 1857 Archive of Confederate general & family re: plantation and slaves Correspondence
Alfred Reed to Woody Johnson n.d. Collection of Woodson Johnson Correspondence
Allegorical verses on slavery ca. 1850-1860 Undated Documents Relating to the Post-Revolutionary Era Miscellany
Amelia Alderson Opie to Thomas Pringle 31 August 1828 Documents Relating to 1828 Correspondence
Amendment for an act authorizing the employment of free African Americans 17 February 1864 Documents Relating to the 1860s Government document; Legal document
Amendment to the negro soldier bill 14 February 1865 Unassociated Civil War Documents 1865 Government document; Military document
Amendment to the Negro Soldier Bill 14 February 1865 Confederate imprints: handbills, pamphlets, and Confederate laws Government document
Amendment to the Negro Soldier Bill 14 February 1865 Confederate acts and resolutions Military document
Amendment to Senate bill (S. 129) to provide for the employment of free negroes and slaves to work upon fortifications, and so to perform other labor connected with the defenses of the country 12 December 1864 Confederate acts and resolutions Military document
Amendment to Senate bill (S. 129) to provide for the employment of free negroes and slaves to work upon fortifications, and to perform other labor connected with the defenses [sic] of the country. 12 December 1864 Confederate imprints: handbills, pamphlets, and Confederate laws Government document
Amendment to senate bill to provide for the employment of free negroes and slaves to work upon fortifications, and to perform other labor connected with the defences of the country ca. 15 December 1864 Documents Relating to the 1860s Government document; Legal document
Amendments of the Constitution, submitted to the consideration of the American people. 1865 Documents Relating to the 1860s Pamphlet
The American Anti-Slavery Almanac, for 1838, being the second after Bissextile or Leap-Year, and the 62nd of American Independence. Adapted to most parts of the United States. ca. 1837 Documents Relating to 1837 Pamphlet
The American anti-slavery almanac, for 1839 1839 Documents Relating to 1839 Pamphlet
The American Anti-Slavery Society 1844 Documents Relating to 1844 Non-governmental organization document
American Colonization Society circular proposing steamship line between the United States and Africa 31 May 1850 Documents Relating to 1850 Non-governmental organization document
American Colonization Society membership certificate, signed blank ca. 1 December 1833 Documents Relating to 1833 Non-governmental organization document
The American Difficulty 11 May 1861 Collection of letters, clipped signatures, and news clippings from Lincoln's cabinet members Artwork
The American Museum, volume 6 1789 Documents Relating to 1789 Book
American negro slavery: a survey of the supply, employment and control of negro labor as determined by the plantation regime 1918 Documents Relating to the 1910s Book
American slavery as it is: testimony of a thousand witnesses 1839 Documents Relating to 1839 Book
Amite Dodge to Tobias Lear regarding rumors of a covert deal for gun powder 9 June 1802 Tobias Lear papers Correspondence
Amos Dresser to Hiram Wilson about two slaves on route to Canada on the underground railroad 24 July 1839 Documents Relating to 1839 Correspondence
Amos Lewis to Seth Lewis discussing the Civil War, his family and health and the Emancipation Proclamation 16 January 1863 Documents Relating to the 1860s Correspondence
Analysis of the Lincoln-Douglas debates 4 February 1926 Documents Relating to the 1920s Government document
Ananias Cooper to Robert Livingston re: prescription for Robert's slave, Jack 30 June 1783 The Livingston Family Papers [087] 1783 Correspondence
Andrew Alfred Dexter to Simon Newton Dexter on a planting business 24 March 1849 Documents Relating to 1849 Correspondence
Andrew Jackson to Hardy Murfree Cryer regarding a runaway slave 12 July 1823 Documents Relating to 1823 Correspondence
Andrew Jackson to John C. Calhoun regarding slavery 27 April 1820 Documents Relating to 1820 Correspondence
Andrew Jackson to L. Jones cancelling a slave purchase 25 March 1832 Documents Relating to 1832 Correspondence; Business and financial document
Andrew Jackson to Maunsel White about cotton, crops, friends and relations with Britain 1 January 1842 Documents Relating to 1842 Correspondence
Andrew Jackson to Mr. Peal regarding the sale and delivery of slaves to his plantation 30 January 1819 Documents Relating to 1819 Correspondence
Andrew Jackson to R.W. Latham discussing a general purchase of slaves 28 December 1843 Documents Relating to 1843 Correspondence
Andrew Jackson to Thomas J. Donelson regarding the duties of the latter 21 March 1843 Documents Relating to 1843 Correspondence
Andrew Jackson to Tilghman Ashurst Howard about various matters 28 August 1833 Documents Relating to 1833 Correspondence
Andrew Jackson to unknown regarding the movements of some former slaves 25 January 1838 Documents Relating to 1838 Correspondence
Andrew Jackson to William B. Lewis on the nullification crisis 28 August 1832 Documents Relating to 1832 Correspondence
Andrew Jackson to William Russell desiring the annexation of Texas and other political matters 8 July 1844 Documents Relating to 1844 Correspondence
Andrew Johnson to Alfred O. Nicholson regarding the concept of popular sovereignty 18 January 1848 Documents Relating to 1848 Correspondence
Andrew Johnson to D. J. Patterson discussing appointments, politicians and the Democratic party 23 January 1858 Documents Relating to 1858 Correspondence
Andrew T. Judson to William S. Holabird suggesting a previous case that might offer precedent for the Amistad one 10 November 1839 Papers related to the Amistad mutiny Correspondence
Ann L. Higgins to her brother, Tobias Gibson, regarding the health of Tobias' wife 19 November 1850 Archive of Confederate general & family re: plantation and slaves Correspondence
Ann S. Abear to Mr and Mrs Worcester 28 August 1863 Collection of John H. Worcester, H company, 7th regiment, New Hampshire, Infantry Correspondence
Ann W. Ancell to John Winn regarding the ownership of a slave 20 February 1836 Middlesex County Virginia documents Correspondence
Anne Brown Adams asking Alexander M. Ross to denounce Richard W. Howard, who claimed to have been with John Brown at Harper's Ferry 19 February 1892 Collection of John Brown documents from Alexander M. Ross Correspondence
Anne Brown Adams to Alexander M. Ross about the failing health of her sister, Ruth Brown Thompson and brother-in-law, Henry Thompson 2 May 1892 Collection of John Brown documents from Alexander M. Ross Correspondence
Anne Brown Adams to Alexander M. Ross about her family and the possibility of writing articles about her father 24 June 1894 Collection of John Brown documents from Alexander M. Ross Correspondence
Anne Brown Adams to Alexander M. Ross about her father's supporter, George L. Stearns, and his family 26 August 1888 Collection of John Brown documents from Alexander M. Ross Correspondence
Anne Brown Adams to Alexander M. Ross about her financial struggles and possible plans to write articles about her father for money 7 December 1892 Collection of John Brown documents from Alexander M. Ross Correspondence
Anne Brown Adams to Alexander M. Ross about her hope that his health improves 2 December 1896 Collection of John Brown documents from Alexander M. Ross Correspondence
Anne Brown Adams to Alexander M. Ross about her objections to a wax sculpture that is being made of her father for an exhibition [Fragment] ca. 1893 Collection of John Brown documents from Alexander M. Ross Correspondence
Anne Brown Adams to Alexander M. Ross about newspaper articles and people's opinions of her father, John Brown 28 December 1887 Collection of John Brown documents from Alexander M. Ross Correspondence
Anne Brown Adams to Alexander M. Ross about the pain of reading Richard Hinton's book, "John Brown and His Men," and her attempts to pay off debts 9 November 1894 Collection of John Brown documents from Alexander M. Ross Correspondence
Anne Brown Adams to Alexander M. Ross about sending her recollections of Kennedy Farm and mentioning on her opposition to vaccinations 2 April 1889 Collection of John Brown documents from Alexander M. Ross Correspondence
Anne Brown Adams to Alexander M. Ross about the unkindness of Mary Stearns and the misspending of funds raised to support the Brown family 10 January 1894 Collection of John Brown documents from Alexander M. Ross Correspondence
Anne Brown Adams to Alexander M. Ross apologizing for not accepting his scholarship and regretting that she cannot give her children a better education 22 August 1891 Collection of John Brown documents from Alexander M. Ross Correspondence
Anne Brown Adams to Alexander M. Ross asking after Osborne P. Anderson, a free black man who was with her father at Harper's Ferry 15 January 1882 Collection of John Brown documents from Alexander M. Ross Correspondence
Anne Brown Adams to Alexander M. Ross complaining about heavy rain 6 March 1890 Collection of John Brown documents from Alexander M. Ross Correspondence
Anne Brown Adams to Alexander M. Ross defending her father, John Brown, against accusations that he misused donations [Incomplete] ca. 1894 Collection of John Brown documents from Alexander M. Ross Correspondence
Anne Brown Adams to Alexander M. Ross discussing bad weather, vaccinations and the evil of most human beings 29 June 1890 Collection of John Brown documents from Alexander M. Ross Correspondence
Anne Brown Adams to Alexander M. Ross discussing the election of Benjamin Harrison and her mistrust of Democrats and temperance associations 2 December 1888 Collection of John Brown documents from Alexander M. Ross Correspondence
Anne Brown Adams to Alexander M. Ross discussing enquiries about her father and her disappointment with Franklin Sanborn 7 January 1893 Collection of John Brown documents from Alexander M. Ross Correspondence
Anne Brown Adams to Alexander M. Ross discussing events at Kennedy Farm before the raid at Harpers Ferry [Fragment] n. d. Collection of John Brown documents from Alexander M. Ross Correspondence
Anne Brown Adams to Alexander M. Ross discussing Frederick Douglas' and Franklin Sanborn's writings about John Brown 31 July 1887 Collection of John Brown documents from Alexander M. Ross Correspondence
Anne Brown Adams to Alexander M. Ross discussing her faith, smallpox outbreaks and women's rights in California 1 July 1888 Collection of John Brown documents from Alexander M. Ross Correspondence
Anne Brown Adams to Alexander M. Ross discussing her family and wondering about God's plan 28 April 1897 Collection of John Brown documents from Alexander M. Ross Correspondence
Anne Brown Adams to Alexander M. Ross discussing her sadness that attempts to have his writings about John Brown published in a newspaper have failed 2 January 1887 Collection of John Brown documents from Alexander M. Ross Correspondence
Anne Brown Adams to Alexander M. Ross discussing her views on inoculation 3 August 1885 Collection of John Brown documents from Alexander M. Ross Correspondence
Anne Brown Adams to Alexander M. Ross discussing local plant life, her obligations as a mother, and his friendship with her father 25 February 1882 Collection of John Brown documents from Alexander M. Ross Correspondence
Anne Brown Adams to Alexander M. Ross discussing Louisa May Alcott, the Alcott family and the feeding of sick patients 19 October 1887 Collection of John Brown documents from Alexander M. Ross Correspondence
Anne Brown Adams to Alexander M. Ross discussing the nature of good and evil, and commenting on inequality [Fragment] n.d. Collection of John Brown documents from Alexander M. Ross Correspondence
Anne Brown Adams to Alexander M. Ross discussing the slaves who he helped escape, her attempts to have his writings published and the hardships of motherhood 16 January 1886 Collection of John Brown documents from Alexander M. Ross Correspondence
Anne Brown Adams to Alexander M. Ross discussing winter weather and the poor health of her sister, Ruth Brown Thompson 15 January 1890 Collection of John Brown documents from Alexander M. Ross Correspondence
Anne Brown Adams to Alexander M. Ross rebutting magazine claims that her father's plans were conceived in Kansas 15 May 1888 Collection of John Brown documents from Alexander M. Ross Correspondence
Anne Brown Adams to Alexander M. Ross sending copies of documents he might find interesting and reporting on her sister's health 9 August 1893 Collection of John Brown documents from Alexander M. Ross Correspondence
Anne Brown Adams to Alexander M. Ross sending a letter from Franklin Sanborn to enquire about "Dr. McLain" 16 January 1897 Collection of John Brown documents from Alexander M. Ross Correspondence
Anne Brown Adams to Alexander M. Ross suggesting he contact newspapers to help his plans for the black community 21 October 1892 Collection of John Brown documents from Alexander M. Ross Correspondence
Anne Brown Adams to Alexander M. Ross thanking him for his friendship and the books he has sent 22 February 1880 Collection of John Brown documents from Alexander M. Ross Correspondence
Anne Brown Adams to Alexander M. Ross thanking him for his help and discussing her finances 15 November 1892 Collection of John Brown documents from Alexander M. Ross Correspondence
Anne Brown Adams to Alexander M. Ross thanking him for his offer of a scholarship for her daughter and explaining her plans to send biographies of more of the Harpers Ferry raiders 11 September 1890 Collection of John Brown documents from Alexander M. Ross Correspondence
Anne Brown Adams to Alexander M. Ross thanking him for his writings about her father 13 April 1879 Collection of John Brown documents from Alexander M. Ross Correspondence
Anne Brown Adams to Alexander M. Ross thanking him for offering to help her daughters attend college, but noting that Bertha is too sick 8 December 1890 - 25 December 1890 Collection of John Brown documents from Alexander M. Ross Correspondence
Anne Brown Adams to Alexander M. Ross wondering whether her children should participate in the "John Brown's Fort" attraction at the Chicago World's Fair 13 September 1892 Collection of John Brown documents from Alexander M. Ross Correspondence
Anne Brown Adams to Alexander M. Ross wondering whether rumours of her brother's death are true and commenting on an attempt to write for Cosmopolitan Magazine 12 May 1895 Collection of John Brown documents from Alexander M. Ross Correspondence
Anne Brown Adams to Garibaldi Ross giving biographies of the men involved in the raid on Harpers Ferry and discussing her role at Kennedy Farm before the raid 15 December 1887 Collection of John Brown documents from Alexander M. Ross Correspondence
Announcement of amendment to law on slave trials for capital crimes 15 November 1768 Documents Relating to 1765-1774 Government document; Legal document
Announcement of a reward for a runaway "negro man servant" named Peter 20 September 1781 Documents Relating to 1781 Business and financial document
Announcing pro-slavery meeting 20 July 1830 Items related to the Murphy family of Missouri Non-governmental organization document
Anson Jones to N. P. Norton regarding a bill to move the capitol of Texas 21 January 1844 Documents Relating to 1844 Correspondence
Anthony Wayne to William Gibbons, Jr. with instructions on the management of his plantation 22 September 1784 Documents Relating to 1784 Correspondence
Anti-Fugitive Slave Law Meeting. At a large meeting of persons from various parts of the State of New York, held in the City of Syracuse... 9 January 1851 Collection related to Gerrit Smith Non-governmental organization document
Anti-fugitive slave law meeting: at a large meeting of persons from various parts of the state of New York, held in the City of Syracuse January 9th 1851... 9 January 1851 Documents Relating to 1851 Pamphlet; Non-governmental organization document
The Anti-Slavery Record, Volume 1, Number 11 November 1835 Documents Relating to 1835 Pamphlet
The Anti-Slavery Record. Vol 1, no. 7. July 1835 Documents Relating to 1835 Pamphlet; Non-governmental organization document
The Anti-Slavery Record. Vol 2, no. 17. May 1836 Documents Relating to 1836 Pamphlet; Non-governmental organization document
Anti-Slavery Society resolution approving of the principles and practice of Gerrit Smith ca. 1841 Resolutions and other papers from the Anti-Slavery Society in New York Miscellany; Non-governmental organization document
Anti-Slavery Society Resolution No. 1 ca. 1841 Resolutions and other papers from the Anti-Slavery Society in New York Miscellany; Non-governmental organization document
Anti-Slavery Society Resolution No. 2 ca. 1841 Resolutions and other papers from the Anti-Slavery Society in New York Miscellany; Non-governmental organization document
Anti-Slavery Society Resolution No. 3 ca. 1841 Resolutions and other papers from the Anti-Slavery Society in New York Miscellany; Non-governmental organization document
Anti-Slavery Society Resolution No. 4 ca. 1841 Resolutions and other papers from the Anti-Slavery Society in New York Miscellany; Non-governmental organization document
Anti-Slavery Society Resolution No. 6 ca. 1841 Resolutions and other papers from the Anti-Slavery Society in New York Miscellany; Non-governmental organization document
Anti-Slavery Society Resolution No. 9 ca. 1841 Resolutions and other papers from the Anti-Slavery Society in New York Miscellany; Non-governmental organization document
Antonio G. Vega's deposition given to United States District Attorney William S. Holabird January 1840 Papers related to the Amistad mutiny Legal document
"Any holder but a Slave holder" potholder ca. 1882 Documents Relating to the 1880s Object
Appeal from the Western Sanitary Commission to President Abraham Lincoln regarding the condition of freed slaves 6 November 1863 Unassociated Civil War Documents 1863 Broadside
An Appeal in the Favor of That Class of Americans Called Africans 1833 Documents Relating to 1833 Book
Appeal of the Independent Democrats in Congress, to the people of the United States. Shall slavery be permitted in Nebraska? 19 January 1854 Pamphlets related to the extension of slavery and the Kansas-Nebraska dispute [Decimalized .01-.20] Pamphlet
Appeal to the Christian women of the south 1836 Documents Relating to 1836 Pamphlet
An Appeal to the Federal Soldiers ca. 1863 Unassociated Civil War Documents 1863 Pamphlet
An appeal to the people of Massachusetts, on the Texas question 1844 Documents Relating to 1844 Pamphlet
Appointment of Cephas Brainerd, interim arbitrator (c/s Seward) 6 September 1862 Unassociated Civil War Documents 1862 Government document
Appointment of commissioner Elijah Brigham [c/s Pickering] 29 August 1798 Documents Relating to 1798 Government document
Appointment of commissioners for Augusta County, Virginia 1 January 1784 Documents Relating to 1784 Government document
Appointment of George L. Stearns, Samuel Cabot Jr. and William H. Russell as trustees 14 April 1857 Documents Relating to 1857 Business and financial document; Legal document
Appointment of Gibson's aide-de-camp to serve as agent in matters pertaining to slaves 19 February 1864 Unassociated Civil War Documents 1864 Military document
Appointment of Samuel C. Crafts as Commissioner for fifth division of Vermont 7 March 1799 Documents Relating to 1799 Government document
Appraisement of negros n.d. Middlesex County Virginia documents Business and financial document
Appraisement of negros n.d. Middlesex County Virginia documents Business and financial document
Argument of John Quincy Adams, before the Supreme Court of the United States : in the case of the United States, appellants, vs. Cinque, and others... 1841 Documents Relating to 1841 Pamphlet
The argument of Roger S. Baldwin, of New Haven, before the Supreme Court of the United States, in the case of the United States, Appellants, vs. Cinque, and others, Africans of the Amistad 1841 Documents Relating to 1841 Pamphlet
Argument of Wendell Phillips, Esq. before the Committee on Federal Relations, (of the Massachusetts Legislature,) ... 20 February 1855 Documents Relating to 1855 Pamphlet
Arrest Warrant for Cally a slave 9 April 1858 Collection of 22 documents pertaining to "The State vs. Cally, a Slave" Legal document
Arrest warrant for the slave Samuel for his role in the Easter Plot 19 April 1802 Legal documents pertaining to the Easter Plot of 1802 Legal document
Arthur Middleton to Lyman Hall asking him to resolve a debate over ownership of a slave 1 March 1783 Documents Relating to 1783 Correspondence
Articles of Treaty between General Marion in behalf of the State of So. Carolina and Major Gainey & the Inhabitants under his Command which were Included in the Treaty made under the 17th day of June 1781 8 June 1782 Documents Relating to 1782 Government document; Military document
Asa W. Slayton to citizens of Michigan, urging them to petition the government to end slavery as its continued allowance is hurting the Union cause August 1862 Collection of Chester M. Slayton Correspondence
Ashur Shephard to Robert Livingston re: request for payment 8 May 1782 The Livingston Family Papers [086] 1782 Correspondence
The Assiento...for allowing to...Great Britain the liberty of importing negroes 1713 Collection of important printed treaties Pamphlet; Government document
Astounding Disclosures! 18 August 1858 Documents Relating to 1858 Broadside
At the meeting of the "Church of Peterboro," held July 7th, 1849, the following Resolutions were passed, without a dissenting voice... 7 July 1849 Collection related to Gerrit Smith Non-governmental organization document
At a meeting of the Corporation of Harvard College 12 October 1781 The Henry Knox Papers [0034] October 1781 Correspondence
The Atlas. [Vol. 6, no. 164 (January 11, 1838)] 11 January 1838 Collection of documents relating to religion and spirituality Newspapers and Magazines
Atticus Slaughter to Tobias Gibson regarding his wife and plantation business 15 August 1858 Archive of Confederate general & family re: plantation and slaves Correspondence
Augustus Saint-Gaudens to Mr. Kennard discussing his upcoming visit to Boston, Massachusetts July 1892 Unassociated Civil War Documents 1865-1929 Correspondence
Augustus Saint-Gaudens to Mr. Kennard discussing the inscription on a monument honoring Robert Gould Shaw with Kennard July 1892 Unassociated Civil War Documents 1865-1929 Correspondence
Augustus Saint-Gaudens to Mr. Kennard discussing an inscription with Kennard 15 July 1892 Unassociated Civil War Documents 1865-1929 Correspondence
Aunt Phebe, Uncle Tom and others 1915 Documents Relating to the 1910s Book
Aurelia Hale to Horatio Hale regarding African Americans 5 May 1826 Aurelia Hale letters Correspondence
Aurelia Hale to Horatio Hale regarding her first few days in Washington, Georgia 31 May 1821 Aurelia Hale letters Correspondence
Aurelia Hale to Horatio Hale regarding her trip from New York to Savannah, Georgia 22 May 1821 Aurelia Hale letters Correspondence
Aurelia Hale to Horatio Hale regarding a voyage 1-2 May 1821 Aurelia Hale letters Correspondence
Aurelia Hale to James W. Hale regarding their brother's death 9 September 1826 Aurelia Hale letters Correspondence
Aurelia Hale to Sarah Hale regarding family matters 19 April 1823 Aurelia Hale letters Correspondence
Aurelia Hale to Sarah Hale regarding life in Georgia 11 June 1821 Aurelia Hale letters Correspondence
Aurelia Hale to Sarah Hale regarding a Reverend Mr. Webster 20 August 1823 Aurelia Hale letters Correspondence
Aurelia Hale to Sarah Hale regarding the school she teaches at 4 June 1823 Aurelia Hale letters Correspondence
Aurelia Hale to Sarah Hale regarding their family 3 August 1822 Aurelia Hale letters Correspondence
Aurelia Hale to Sarah Hale regarding their mother's health and Sarah's education 19 October 1821 Aurelia Hale letters Correspondence
Aurelia Hale to Sarah Hale regarding various matters, including marriage 4 December 1821 Aurelia Hale letters Correspondence
Aurelia Hale to Sarah W. Hale discussing the concept of death and the recent passing of their mother 25 June 1826 Aurelia Hale letters Correspondence
Aurelia Hale to Sarah W. Hale expressing feelings of sadness and loneliness 6 March 1830 Aurelia Hale letters Correspondence
Aurelia Hale to Sarah W. Hale regarding the death of her daughter 18-24 November 1832 Aurelia Hale letters Correspondence
Aurelia Hale to Sarah W. Hale regarding health matters 25 July 1824 Aurelia Hale letters Correspondence
Aurelia Hale to Sarah W. Hale regarding her educational work 19 August 1825 Aurelia Hale letters Correspondence
Aurelia Hale to Sarah W. Hale regarding her move to Mount Meigs, Alabama 19 September 1829 Aurelia Hale letters Correspondence
Aurelia Hale to Sarah W. Hale regarding her sister's upcoming visit to Mount Meigs 10 October 1830 Aurelia Hale letters Correspondence
Aurelia Hale to Sarah W. Hale regarding her trip from Washington to White Hall, Georgia 18 September 1823 Aurelia Hale letters Correspondence
Aurelia Hale to Sarah W. Hale regarding her upcoming visit to Mount Meigs 11 August 1830 Aurelia Hale letters Correspondence
Aurelia Hale to Sarah W. Hale regarding marriage 27 May 1828 Aurelia Hale letters Correspondence
Aurelia Hale to Sarah W. Hale regarding a planned visit to the north 4 March 1833 Aurelia Hale letters Correspondence
Aurelia Hale to Sarah W. Hale regarding Sarah's upcoming visit to Mount Meigs 25 July 1830 Aurelia Hale letters Correspondence
Aurelia Hale to Sarah W. Hale regarding several matters, including a delirious cousin 8 February 1833 Aurelia Hale letters Correspondence
Aurelia Hale to Sarah W. Hale regarding slaves 2-16 September 1832 Aurelia Hale letters Correspondence
Aurelia Hale to Sarah W. Hale regarding a storm 29 June 1832 Aurelia Hale letters Correspondence
Aurelia Hale to Sarah W. Hale regarding a storm and subsequent damage to her property 22 May 1832 Aurelia Hale letters Correspondence
Aurelia Hale to Sarah W. Hale regarding their mother's death 26 April 1826 Aurelia Hale letters Correspondence
Aurelia Hale to Sarah W. Hale regarding their mother's gravestone 23 January 1827 Aurelia Hale letters Correspondence
Aurelia Hale to Sarah W. Hale regarding the weather and its impact on a cotton crop 26-30 August 1832 Aurelia Hale letters Correspondence
Aurelia Hale to Sarah W. Nichols (née Hale) cancelling her plans to go up north 4 May 1835 Aurelia Hale letters Correspondence
Aurelia Hale to Sarah W. Nichols (née Hale) regarding the loss of two more children 28 January 1837 Aurelia Hale letters Correspondence
Aurelia Hale to Sarah W. Nichols (née Hale) regarding a planned trip to go up north and Sarah's recent wedding 1 September 1833 Aurelia Hale letters Correspondence
Aurelia Hale to Sarah W. Nichols (née Hale) regarding a planned visit to go up north and the activities of her slaves 29 January 1835 Aurelia Hale letters Correspondence
Aurelia Hale to Sarah Woodbridge regarding her job as a teacher 23 December 1823 Aurelia Hale letters Correspondence
Aurelia Hale to Sarah Woodbridge regarding her mother's ill health 10 April 1826 Aurelia Hale letters Correspondence
Aurelia Hale to Sarah Woodbridge regarding her social engagements in Georgia and her upcoming work as a teacher 11 June 1821 Aurelia Hale letters Correspondence
Aurelia Hale to Sarah Woodbridge regarding the school she teaches at 29 December 1822 Aurelia Hale letters Correspondence
Aurelia to Sarah W. Nichols (née Hale) regarding the disappearance of two slaves 5 June 1836 Aurelia Hale letters Correspondence
Authentic and impartial narrative of the tragical scene which was witnessed in Southampton County (Virginia) on Monday the 22d of August last, when fifty-five of its inhabitants (mostly women and children) were inhumanly massacred by the blacks! 1831 Documents Relating to 1831 Book
Authentic speeches of S.P. Chase, Secretary of the Treasury, during his visit to Ohio, with his speeches at Indianapolis, and at the mass meeting in Baltimore, October, 1863 1863 Civil war loyalty pamphlets Pamphlet
Authority to affix seal to additional article to slave trade treaty with Britain 5 March 1863 Documents Relating to the 1860s Government document; Legal document
Authority to affix the seal...to treat...on...suppression of African slave trade 4 April 1862 Unassociated Civil War Documents 1862 Government document
B. Krepp to Nathaniel Wordin describing the area where he lives in Mississippi 27 April 1835 Collection of 15 items related to the Mississippi territory, the Smith family, and the treason trial of Aaron Burr Correspondence
B.S. Schneck to George Besore requesting money to send a slave family to Africa 29 January 1855 Documents Relating to 1855 Correspondence
Bamma to Nancy ca. 1940 Documents Relating to the 1940s-1960s Correspondence
The Baptist Church of Christ at Morgans Creek meeting house Rockingham County newsletter 25 June 1853 Collection of Woodson Johnson Non-governmental organization document
Barbarism the first danger. A discourse for home missions 1847 Documents Relating to 1847 Pamphlet
The barbarism of slavery. Speech of Hon. Charles Sumner, on the Bill for the admission of Kansas as a free state 4 June 1860 Collection relating to Charles Sumner Pamphlet; Government document
The barbarism of slavery. Speech of Hon. Charles Sumner, on the Bill for the admission of Kansas as a free state. 1860 Unassociated Civil War Documents 1860 Pamphlet
The barbarism of slavery. Speech of Hon. Charles Sumner, on the bill for the admission of Kansas as a free state. In the United State Senate, June 4, 1860. 4 June 1860 Unassociated Civil War Documents 1860 Pamphlet
The Barbarities of the Rebels... 1863 Unassociated Civil War Documents 1863 Book
Beecher, Henry Ward (1813-1887): Cabinet card photograph by Sarony ca. 1875 Documents Relating to the 1870s Photograph
Behind the scenes.' By Elizabeth Keckley, formerly a slave, yet more recently modiste, and friend to Mrs. Abraham Lincoln 1868 Documents Relating to the 1860s Book
Benjamin F. Butler to F. A. Angell discussing suffrage for African Americans 11 July 1865 Unassociated Civil War Documents 1865 Correspondence
Benjamin F. Franklin to William Martin Dickson, discussing the creation of a separate state for former slaves 15 August 1865 Unassociated Civil War Documents 1865 Correspondence
Benjamin Franklin to Samuel Huntington regarding the Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery 12 January 1788 Documents Relating to 1788 Correspondence
Benjamin J. Totten to William McBlair ordering him to receive two prisoners, and to exchange drummer boys 25 March 1859 William McBlair collection Military document
Benjamin J. Totten to William McBlair regarding the sentences of Thomas Connor and Frederick Breckendorf 25 March 1859 William McBlair collection Correspondence; Military document
Benjamin Lundy to Elizur Wright regarding the establishment of an anti-slavery society in Pennsylvania 7 November 1836 Documents Relating to 1836 Correspondence; Non-governmental organization document
Benjamin Lundy to Samuel Lewis describing a trip to Mexico petitioning for land 2 August 1832 Abolitionists collection: letters and documents Correspondence
Benjamin Rush to Mr. Fitssimons about a funding act 19 February 1790 Documents Relating to 1790 Correspondence
Bill for Harvey and Johnson 17 November 1865 Collection of Woodson Johnson Business and financial document
Bill for sale of eight slaves 26 April 1856 Abolitionists collection: letters and documents Business and financial document
Bill of Cost ca. 1858-1859 Collection of 22 documents pertaining to "The State vs. Cally, a Slave" Legal document
Bill of exchange related to captured slaves in Sierra Leone 1 April 1817 Documents Relating to 1817 Business and financial document
Bill of sale and receipt for $45, slave Samuel in Saddle River, New Jersey August 1833 Documents Relating to 1833 Business and financial document
Bill of sale for 47 black slaves to Michael Deloach 1780 Documents Relating to 1780 Business and financial document
Bill of sale for a female slave named America and her child 18 September 1852 Documents Relating to 1852 Business and financial document
Bill of sale for two slaves 22 March 1810 Documents Relating to 1810 Business and financial document
Bill of sale for two slaves sold to Rieneer Van Giesen 29 November 1760 Documents Relating to 1754-1764 Business and financial document
Bill of sale of slaves, livestock, and other goods to Robert Livingston 21 November 1782 The Livingston Family Papers [086] 1782 Business and financial document
Bill of sale to Andrew Johnson for a slave girl named Dolly 2 January 1843 Documents Relating to 1843 Business and financial document
A bill to be entitled an act to increase and strengthen the army of the Confederate States. 22 January 1863 Confederate acts and resolutions Military document
A bill to be entitled an act to increase the efficiency of the army by the employment of free negroes and slaves in certain capacities 5 January 1864 Confederate acts and resolutions Military document
A Bill to be entitled an act to increase the military force of the Confederate States 10 February 1865 Confederate acts and resolutions Military document
A bill to increase the efficiency of the army by the employment of free negroes and slaves in certain capacities, and to repeal an act for the enlistment of cooks 6 May 1864 Documents Relating to the 1860s Government document; Legal document
A bill to provide for the employment of free negroes and slaves to work upon fortifications and the defences of the country 15 December 1864 Documents Relating to the 1860s Government document; Legal document
A Bill, to amend the act, entitled, "An act respecting fugitives from justice, and persons escaping from the service of their masters" 25 February 1801 Documents Relating to 1801 Broadside
Bills of sale for negro 12 August 1844 Archive of Confederate general & family re: plantation and slaves Business and financial document
Biographical record of Andrew T. Judson n.d. Biographical notes on Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Americans Miscellany
Bishop of Landoff to Catharine Macaulay 9 November 1783 Correspondence of Catharine Macaulay Correspondence
The Black Code of the District of Columbia in Force September 1st, 1848 1848 Documents Relating to 1848 Government document; Legal document
Black republican and office-holder's journal. [No. 4 (September 1865)] September 1865 Documents Relating to the 1860s Newspapers and Magazines
Black Republican Prayer ca. 1863 Collection of miscellaneous Civil War-era newspapers Broadside
Blank Confederate Slave impressment receipt April 1863 Documents Relating to the 1860s Government document
Blank negro passport 1865 Documents Relating to the 1860s Legal document
Blank printed bill of sale for slaves from Jefferson's estate, for T.J. Randolph ca. 1826 Documents Relating to 1826 Business and financial document
The border ruffian code in Kansas 1865 Documents Relating to the 1860s Pamphlet
The border ruffian code in Kansas 1856 Pamphlets related to the extension of slavery and the Kansas-Nebraska dispute [Decimalized .01-.20] Pamphlet
Boston Courier report of the Union Meeting in Faneuil Hall 8 December 1859 Documents Relating to 1859 Pamphlet; Newspapers and Magazines
Boston Gazette and Country Journal No. 1090 8 April 1776 Documents Relating to 1776 Newspapers and Magazines
Boston Gazette and Country Journal. [No. 1235 (April 27, 1778)] 27 April 1778 Documents Relating to 1778 Newspapers and Magazines
Bound collection of 45 Congressional speeches of various people 1840-1841 Documents Relating to 1840 Book; Government document
Brief autobiographical sketch: "A slave in 1837. Free man 1838..." ca. 1889 Documents Relating to the 1880s Correspondence
Brief from the Circuit Court regarding the Amistad case April-June 1840 Papers related to the Amistad mutiny Legal document
Brigham Young to Thomas L. Kane on a legal case, slavery, a railroad and native Americans 29 June 1854 Documents Relating to 1854 Correspondence
Britannia Sympathises with Columbia 6 May 1865 Collection of letters, clipped signatures, and news clippings from Lincoln's cabinet members Artwork
Broadside advertising the play "Slave life! or, Uncle Tom's cabin" 1852 Sheet music, broadsides, and advertisements relating to Uncle Tom's Cabin Broadside
Broadside advertising Uncle Tom's cabin at the National Theatre, New York 1853 Sheet music, broadsides, and advertisements relating to Uncle Tom's Cabin Broadside
Broadside recruiting African Americans for military service 1863 Unassociated Civil War Documents 1863 Broadside
Broadside recruiting African Americans for military service 1863 Collection of miscellaneous Civil War-era newspapers Broadside
Brown hung December 1859 Documents Relating to 1859 Broadside
Brownlow's Knoxville whig and rebel ventilator. [Vol. 1, no. 27 (July 9, 1864)] 9 July 1864 Collection of Union Occupation Newspapers Newspapers and Magazines
Buchanan and Breckinridge. The Democratic hand-book, compiled by Mich. W. Cluskey, of Washington City, D.C. … 1856 Documents Relating to 1856 Pamphlet
Bust portrait of Abraham Lincoln n.d. Album of abolitionist cartes de visite Photograph
Byron Churchill to Drazilla Churchill complaining about the number of African Americans in the South and suggesting that they should be killed to prevent them from moving North after the war 24 November 1862 Collection of Byron E. Churchill Correspondence
Byron Churchill to Drazilla Churchill discussing recruitment, Confederate prisoners and the sympathies that some generals seem to hold for slave owners 14 August 1862 Collection of Byron E. Churchill Correspondence
Byron Churchill to Drazilla Churchill discussing an upcoming draft and his disagreement with the policy of arming African Americans, who he wishes would die instead of white soldiers 27 November 1862 Collection of Byron E. Churchill Correspondence
c. (Senate bill, no. 109.) . . . An act to amend an act entitled "An act to increase the efficiency of the army by employing free negroes and slaves in certain capacities," approved February 17th, 1864 22 November 1864 Confederate imprints: handbills, pamphlets, and Confederate laws Government document
Cabinet card of Harriet Beecher Stowe ca. 1880 Documents Relating to the 1880s Photograph
Cabinet photograph of Cassius Clay ca. 1873 Documents Relating to the 1870s Photograph
Caleb Stanly to Robert Livingston re: runaway servant 30 June 1692 The Livingston Family Papers [018] 1692 Correspondence
California, union, and freedom. Speech of William H. Seward, on the admission of California. 11 March 1850 Documents Relating to 1850 Pamphlet
Calvin E. Stowe to Anson Rood discussing the controversy surrounding his representation in the book "Uncle Tom's Cabin" 14 December 1852 Documents Relating to 1852 Correspondence
Calvin Smith to Jedediah Smith regarding the Mississippi territory, family matters and agriculture 11 December 1801 Collection of 15 items related to the Mississippi territory, the Smith family, and the treason trial of Aaron Burr Correspondence
Campaign Democrat Extra. No. 2: On Kansas Affairs 18 December 1857 Documents Relating to 1857 Broadside
Campaign ribbon on silk: "Old buck is coming" 1856 Documents Relating to 1856 Object
Carrier's Address To the Patrons of the Boonsboro Odd Fellow 2 January 1860 Documents Relating to the 1860s Broadside
Carte de visite bust portrait of Thaddeus Stevens ca. 1861 Cartes de visite of Civil War era Northern statesmen and others Photograph
Carte de visite from an engraving of Ambrose Burnside n.d. Album of abolitionist cartes de visite Photograph
Carte de visite inscribed to Mary R. Smith from Gerrit Smith, by Brady 5 September 1862 Documents Relating to the 1860s Photograph
Carte de visite of B.F. Butler n.d. Album of abolitionist cartes de visite Photograph
Carte de visite of Charles Sumner n.d. Album of abolitionist cartes de visite Photograph
Carte de visite of George W. Curtis n.d. Album of abolitionist cartes de visite Photograph
Carte de visite of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow n.d. Album of abolitionist cartes de visite Photograph
Carte de visite of Horace Greeley n.d. Album of abolitionist cartes de visite Photograph
Carte de visite of Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. n.d. Album of abolitionist cartes de visite Photograph
Carte de visite of an unidentified man n.d. Album of abolitionist cartes de visite Photograph
Carte de visite of an unidentified woman n.d. Album of abolitionist cartes de visite Photograph
Carte de visite of an unidentified woman n.d. Album of abolitionist cartes de visite Photograph
Carte de visite of Wendell Phillips n.d. Album of abolitionist cartes de visite Photograph
Carte de visite vignette bust portrait of Charles Sumner ca. 1861 Cartes de visite of Civil War era members of the U.S. Senate Photograph
Carte de viste of John Brown taken by James M. Holmes Collection of seven abolitionist and slavery-related letters Photograph
Carte-de-visite of Sojourner Truth 1864 Unassociated Photographs of the Civil War Photograph
Cass and Taylor on the slavery question 1848 Documents Relating to 1848 Pamphlet
Cassius Marcellus Clay to Frank W. Ballard discussing the possibility of New Mexico entering the Union as a free or slave state, and the Compromise of 1850 5 February 1861 Unassociated Civil War Documents 1861 Correspondence
Cassius Marcellus Clay to unknown discussing his run for Governor as an antislavery candidate in 1851 23 August 1851 Abolitionists collection: letters and documents Correspondence
Catalogue of the library of the late David Porter Harmon 7 February 1882 Documents Relating to the 1880s Pamphlet
Cave Johnson to P. G. Washington regarding the ownership an unspecified paper and slavery 6 December 1859 Documents Relating to 1859 Correspondence
Certificate by Mary Dougherty, certifying that she wants her son to be apprenticed 7 November 1818 Documents Relating to 1818 Business and financial document
Certificate of amnesty for Emmanuel Lebreton Deschapelles 24 June 1865 Documents Relating to the 1860s Legal document
Certificate of emancipation for Priscilla a negro woman 20 January 1810 Middlesex County Virginia documents Government document
Certificate of freedom for Peter, a free Negro 1 December 1786 Documents Relating to 1786 Legal document
Certificate of marriage for Mingo and Dinah Night 6 October 1795 Documents Relating to 1795 Legal document
Certification of Aurelia Hale's service at the academy 26 December 1826 Aurelia Hale letters Miscellany
Certifies Cuffee Wells's purchase of freedom 30 April 1781 Documents Relating to 1781 Legal document
Certifying copy of New York resolution ratifying Fourteenth amendment 11 January 1867 Documents Relating to the 1860s Government document
Charge Of Mr. Justice Wayne of the Supreme Court of the United States, given on the fourteenth day of November, 1859, to the grand jury of the sixth circuit court of the United States, for the southern district of Georgia 14 November 1859 Documents Relating to 1859 Pamphlet
Charles Anthony to Albert Whitton regarding the murder of a slave by an overseer 18 February 1844 Documents Relating to 1844 Correspondence
Charles B. Stearns to David P. Harmon regarding a meeting 20 March 1849 Documents Relating to 1849 Correspondence
Charles C. Morey to his parents regarding family health, citizen guerrillas and John Brown and treason 20 August 1864 Collection of Charles C. Morey, E company, 2nd regiment, Vermont, infantry Correspondence
Charles Carroll to William Gibbons regarding the sale of 1455 barrels of flour to a nearby factory 11 May 1822 Documents Relating to 1822 Correspondence; Business and financial document
Charles Coit to his family, noting that 56 of the 100 recruits have arrived 10 August 1864 Collection of Charles M. Coit, field and staff, 8th regiment, Connecticut, infantry Correspondence
Charles E. Hawley to William McBlair requesting a medical survey 2 May 1858 William McBlair collection Correspondence; Military document
Charles E. Walbridge to his mother about a plantation that has been abandoned and the slaves left behind 20 June 1862 Charles E. Walbridge Collection Correspondence
Charles E. Walbridge to his mother discussing his plans to educate his "boy" 2 January 1864 Charles E. Walbridge Collection Correspondence
Charles E. Walbridge to his mother requesting clothing and describing a visit to a local plantation 12 July 1862 Charles E. Walbridge Collection Correspondence
Charles F. Suttle to James Buchanan regarding the support for Watson Freeman and Benjamin F. Hallett from the south 14 March 1857 Collection of documents relating to U.S. Marshal, Watson Freeman Correspondence
Charles Francis Adams to Edward Augustus Stansbury concerning his opposition to slavery 2 January 1851 Documents Relating to 1851 Correspondence
Charles G. Sawtellet to Perley P. Pitkin about rations for freed slaves working for the Union Army 24 July 1862 Unassociated Civil War Documents 1862 Military document
Charles H. Hasker to William McBlair regarding a disobedient boy named Samuel Brown 18 January 1859 William McBlair collection Correspondence; Military document
Charles H. Hasker to William McBlair reporting against Clement Brooke for drunken behaviour 15 March 1859 William McBlair collection Correspondence; Military document
Charles Kirkpatrick Sharpe to Thomas Pringle thanking him for a book of verse 1 March 1819 Documents Relating to 1819 Correspondence
Charles L. Remond to David P. Harmon regarding an anti-slavery society meeting in Haverhill 23 September 1853 Documents Relating to 1853 Correspondence
Charles L. Remond to David P. Harmon regarding the next quarterly meeting in Salem of the Essex county anti-slavery society 10 December 1858 Documents Relating to 1858 Correspondence
Charles Lamb to Edward Moxon editing one of Pringle's poems 23 December 1833 Documents Relating to 1833 Correspondence
Charles LeClerc to General Jean Rochambeau [in French], regarding the Haitian Revolution 6 August 1802 Documents Relating to 1802 Correspondence
Charles Lenox Remond to Mr. West requesting the postponement of the Essex county anti-slavery society meeting 15 May 1855 Documents Relating to 1855 Correspondence
Charles Pinckney to Joseph Gales, Jr. with a speech on prohibiting slavery 4 June 1821 Documents Relating to 1821 Correspondence
Charles Sumner to Azariah Smith regarding travel plans to Washington D.C. and Europe 22 February 1857 Documents Relating to 1857 Correspondence
Charles Sumner to Owen Lovejoy regarding the Freedom Bill 7 April 1862 Unassociated Civil War Documents 1862 Correspondence
Charles Sumner to Robert Adams regarding Independence Day events at Fall River, Massachusetts 3 July 1852 Documents Relating to 1852 Correspondence
Charles Sumner to Silas Ketchum concerning a freed slave 16 December 1856 Documents Relating to 1856 Correspondence
Charles Sumner to T. P. Chandler regarding the Senate ca. 1852 Documents Relating to 1852 Correspondence
Charles Sumner to Theseus Apoleon Cheney on the election and Civil War 9 October 1864 Collection relating to Charles Sumner Correspondence
Charles Sumner to Thomas L. Sprague thanking him for his kind words 28 September 1851 Documents Relating to 1851 Correspondence
Charles Sumner to unknown about abolition 11 August 1864 Unassociated Civil War Documents 1864 Correspondence
Charles Sumner to unknown regarding a meeting 31 May 1849 Documents Relating to 1849 Correspondence
Charles Williams to William Gibbons regarding a slave he has just purchased 9 April 1823 Documents Relating to 1823 Correspondence
Charleston daily courier. [Vol. 60, no. 19,315 (November 14, 1862)] 14 November 1862 Charleston daily courier. [Vol. 59, no. 18,835 (April 19, 1861)-v. 63, no. 19,915 (November 8, 1864) Newspapers and Magazines
Charleston daily courier. [Vol. 61, no. 19,425 (March 25, 1863)] 25 March 1863 Charleston daily courier. [Vol. 59, no. 18,835 (April 19, 1861)-v. 63, no. 19,915 (November 8, 1864) Newspapers and Magazines
Charleston daily courier. [Vol. 61, no. 19,427 (March 27, 1863)] 27 March 1863 Charleston daily courier. [Vol. 59, no. 18,835 (April 19, 1861)-v. 63, no. 19,915 (November 8, 1864) Newspapers and Magazines
Charleston Mercury Vol. 53, no. 10688 (November 1, 1859) 1 November 1859 Documents Relating to 1859 Newspapers and Magazines
Charleston mercury. [Vol. 56, no. 11, 113 (March 29, 1861)] 29 March 1861 Copies of the Charleston Mercury Newspapers and Magazines
Charleston mercury. [Vol. 83, no. 11, 832 (August 13, 1863)] 13 August 1863 Copies of the Charleston Mercury Newspapers and Magazines
Charleston mercury. [Vol. 85, no. 12, 221 (November 19, 1864)] 19 November 1864 Copies of the Charleston Mercury Newspapers and Magazines
Check promising payment of $124 7 April 1857 Documents Relating to 1857 Business and financial document
Christian banner. [Vol. I, no. 6 (June 11, 1862)] 11 June 1862 Collection of miscellaneous Civil War-era newspapers Newspapers and Magazines
Christian Discipline 1751 Christian discipline, and anti-slavery broadsides Broadside
Christian Fleetwood to Mary Gibbs about their expedition and freeing contrabands 31 March 1864 Unassociated Civil War Documents 1864 Correspondence
Christianity and slavery, by Rev. A. W. Miller, Petersburg, Virginia. ca. 1864 Collection of Confederate Imprints and Broadsides Broadside
Chronicle-Extra printing of the Emancipation Proclamation 1 January 1863 Collection of miscellaneous Civil War-era newspapers Broadside
Church intelligencer. [Vol. 5, New Series, no. 7 (October 26, 1864)] 26 October 1864 Editions of the Church Intelligencer Newspapers and Magazines
Church of Peterboro 29 November 1843 Collection related to Gerrit Smith Non-governmental organization document
Circular letter about an act to protect U.S. seamen 9 April 1803 Documents Relating to 1803 Pamphlet
Circular letter addressed to Joseph Carew, enclosing an "An Act to provide for the valuation for lands and dwelling houses, and the enumeration of slaves within the United States" 28 September 1798 Documents Relating to 1798 Government document
Circular letter from Richard W. Gill to unknown regarding an estate tax to be paid on manumitted slaves December 1848 Documents Relating to 1848 Correspondence
Circular letter instructing informing the navy that Congress was restricting the slave trade 5 September 1799 Documents Relating to 1799 Government document; Legal document
Circular letter urging opposition to the expansion of slavery February 1850 Documents Relating to 1850 Non-governmental organization document
Circumstances leading to and attending the seize of the "Phoenix" 5 June 1830 Letters of Isaac Mayo as commander of USS Grampus off Cuba re: piracy, slave ships, Lafayette Correspondence; Military document
Claim made on the sloop "Lucky Strike" ca. 1779 Legal documents relating to captured American privateers Legal document
Claude Gibson to Tobias Gibson regarding examinations and a dream 22 March 1852 Archive of Confederate general & family re: plantation and slaves Correspondence
Claude Gibson to Tobias Gibson regarding his studies 8 October 1858 Archive of Confederate general & family re: plantation and slaves Correspondence
Clipping of the article "boyhood days" 12 December 1896 Documents Relating to the 1890s Newspapers and Magazines
Clothing receipt roll, Company B, 9th Louisiana Volunteers January 1864 Collection related to the Freedmen's Department of Memphis Business and financial document
Collection of Antebellum Pamphlets 1840-1850 Undated Documents Relating to the Post-Revolutionary Era Pamphlet
Collection of autographs, quotations, and letters 1855-1886 Documents Relating to 1856 Book
Colonization society membership certificate for Millard Fillmore 30 September 1850 Documents Relating to 1850 Non-governmental organization document
The colored patriots of the American Revolution, with sketches of several distinguished colored persons: to which is added a brief survey of the condition and prospects of colored Americans 1855 Documents Relating to 1855 Book
Columbia Telescope---Extra, Thursday, December 13, 1832 13 December 1832 Documents Relating to 1832 Broadside
Comandancia de matriculas [In Spanish] 17 July 1838 Papers related to the Amistad mutiny Business and financial document
Coming into the Lines 1876 Life Studies of the Great Army Artwork
Commanders Stationery for the U. S. Sloop War "Dale" 1857 William McBlair collection Military document
Commonwealth-extra 26 August 1852 Documents Relating to 1852 Newspapers and Magazines
Compensated emancipation: a speech by Gerrit Smith, in the National Compensation Convention, held in Cleveland, Ohio, August 25, 26 and 27, 1857 25 August 1857 - 27 August 1857 Documents Relating to 1857 Pamphlet
Compensated emancipation: a speech by Gerrit Smith, in the National Compensation Convention, held in Cleveland, Ohio, August 25, 26 and 27, 1857 27 August 1857 Collection related to Gerrit Smith Non-governmental organization document
Compilation of printed material pertaining to Sierra Leone 1811-1848 Undated Documents Relating to the Post-Revolutionary Era Book
Composition 15 March 1845 Archive of Confederate general & family re: plantation and slaves Miscellany
Conditions of Peace Required of the So-called Seceded States 24 April 1861 Unassociated Civil War Documents 1861 Broadside
Confederate Baptist. [Vol. 1, no. 10 (December 3, 1862)] 3 December 1862 Editions of the Confederate Baptist Newspapers and Magazines
Confederate Baptist. [Vol. 1, no. 2 (October 8, 1862)] 8 October 1862