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Series VI: Manuscripts and Documents [series]:
  13  
Colonial Slave Document re: abuse on slave (England) (Rudin #68)
  13  
British Colonial American Act Making Lands, Houses and Negroes Liable for the Satisfaction of Debts
Rudin # S - 526

  2  
Bill of Lading for Seven Boys and One Girl
Rudin # S - 265

  13  
Bill of Lading for a Slave Girl
Rudin # S - 264

  2  
Constable's Bill for Services Provided in the Execution of Two Slaves Charged with Poisoning
Rudin # S - 300

  6  
Contract Between William Harrison, John Finn and Sam Dennis Involving 1690 Pounds
Rudin # S - 457

  2  
Legalized Slave Shipments from Jamaica
Rudin # S - 381

  13  
Instructions to the Captain of a Captured Vessel Carrying Slaves
Rudin # S - 352

  2  
Smuggling Negro Cloth to America from St. Eustatius
Rudin # S - 463

  2  
Complying with the Abolition of Slavery Act in Pennsylvania
Rudin # S - 242

  2  
Document granting permission to ship "four Negroes" to New York (South Carolina) (Rudin #71)
  16  
Slave Ship Brigantine Washington Muster Roll
Rudin # S - 586

  2  
Letter from Anthony Wayne to Sharp Delany, Esq., describing anxiety of purchasing slaves (South Carolina) (Rudin #182)
  13  
Letter to Georgia Gov. Edward Telfair, concerning death sentence of a slave (Rudin #80)
  13  
Insurance Policy for Slave Ship Hibernia (Rhode Island) (Rudin #115)
  2  
Oath of Allegiance of a Schoolmaster
Rudin # S - 398

  2  
Quakers Procure Title for Land on Which The Meeting House and Graveyard are Situated
Rudin # S-376

  2  
Address of the American Convention for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery and Improving the Condition of the African Race
Rudin # S - 596

  13  
Warrant for Seizure of Slave Ship Washington (Rhode Island) (Rudin #149)
  13  
Shipping Slaves to Natchez in 1804
Rudin # S - 345

  3  
Certification of Brown Seaman's American Citizenship
Rudin # S - 409

  13  
Government Reimbursement Document for Servant's Clothing and Rations - War of 1812
Rudin # S - 407

  3  
Andrew Jackson Invoice for Medical Care of his Slaves, Including Three Newborn Deliveries
Rudin # S - 427

  3  
Letter written by F. Scott Key on behalf of the American Colonization Society
Rudin # S - 325

  3  
Massachusetts: Pauper Laws
Rudin # S - 377

  3  
Naval Pamphlet Requesting Bounty for Slaves Captured during War of 1812
Rudin # S - 224

  3  
Medical assistance to be provided by Dr. Eli Ayers to U.S. agents and persons of colour delivered to Africa by U.S. vessels engaged in suppression of slave trade.
Rudin # S - 217

  3  
Mississippi Orders Man to Answer for Inflicting Cruel and Unusual Punishment on a Slave Woman
Rudin # S - 404

  3  
Kentucky Slave Oath
Rudin # S - 251

  3  
American Colonization Society Booklet - "The African Repository and Colonial Journal"
Rudin # S - 493

  3  
Suppression of the Slave Trade
Rudin # S - 272

  3  
American Colonization Society Speech seeking government aid for the Society
Rudin # S - 204

  3  
Letter regarding lack of freeman's papers for slave and her children
Rudin # S - 369

  13  
Contract with Supervisor of Slave Gold Mine
Rudin # S - 206

  13  
Three Manuscript Documents Follow the Tribulations of Seven Slaves Trying to Attain Freedom
Rudin # S - 597

  3  
Payment for Mid-Wife to Negro Woman
Rudin # S - 350

  3  
Causes that Lead to the Formation of the Colonization Society - Pamphlet
Rudin # S - 245

  3  
Fifth Census-using the "3/5 Slave Rule" to Determine Representation in the House
Rudin # S - 266

  3  
Pennsylvania Illegitimacy Prosecution
Rudin # S - 421

  3  
Henry Clay Letter to Samuel Gwatheny Robertson, re: colonizing Blacks in Africa (Kentucky) (Rudin #186)
  13  
Lengthy Physician's Bill for Services Rendered to Slaves
Rudin # S - 405

  3  
Sale of a Tobacco Crop for $150.75
Rudin # S - 376

  13  
American Colonization Society Printed Circular Letter - Convening 22nd Annual Meeting and Outlining New Constitution
Rudin # S - 347

  13  
Quaker Slavery and Abolition Broadside
Rudin # S - 326

  3  
Letter Discusses Favorable Opportunities to Invest in Land and Slaves
Rudin # S - 219

  3  
Abolitionist Booklet Illuminating the Quakers' Commitment to the Fight Against Slavery
Rudin # S - 563

  3  
List of 34 slaves, their names, ages and comments on their "character"; also includes a rating sheet on each slave's performance.
Rudin # S - 304

  3  
Slave owner expresses great affection for his slaves. He is reluctant to sell them to pay his debts.
Rudin # S - 292

  3  
Proving Free Born Document (Maryland) (Rudin #22)
  3  
Funding the Colonization Society
Rudin # S - 314

  3  
Granting Papers to Vessels Engaged in the Slave Trade
Rudin # S -273

  3  
Contract Agreeing to Guard and Accompany Mayse and his 20 Slaves Between Two Towns in Texas. Payment to be "a certain boy Reuben or $400"
Rudin # S - 562

  4  
Louisiana Slave Revolt
Rudin # S - 545

  4  
Benedict's Statement on Conditions in Liberia
Rudin # S - 365

  13  
About the Brig "Sophia", Converted to a Slaver by her Officers on the Coast of Africa with a New Crew, False Papers and Flag, and a Cargo of Slaves
Rudin # S - 452

  19  
Whittier on the Abolitionist Crusade, with News of "another Amistad Affair"
Rudin # S - 375

  4  
Shipping Slaves to Liberia
Rudin # S - 315

  4  
Congressional pamphlet relating to the issue of black mariners arriving in South Carolina ports and facing imprisonment.
Rudin # S - 580

  4  
Speech of Francis Scott Key before the Colonization Convention
Rudin # S - 211

  4  
Funding the Shipment of Slaves to Africa
Rudin # S - 317

  4  
NY Colonization Society Letter Regarding Returning Emancipated Slaves to Africa.
Rudin # S - 363

  4  
Dentist's Bills for Extracting Teeth From Slaves
Rudin # S - 280

  4  
Third Annual Report of the Massachusetts Colonization Society
Rudin # S - 354

  4  
Virginia Slave Pass (Rudin #39)
  4  
Letter from Former Slaveholder, explaining "I could never consent again to own slaves" (OH) (Rudin #6)
  4  
Thomas Land Offers to Pay Creditors with Slaves
Rudin # S - 291

  4  
Invoice for Medical Care Provided to his Slaves
Rudin # S - 512

  13  
Tavern Keeper's Bond, re: Will not sell liquor to slaves (Georgia) (Rudin #8)
  4  
Physician's Bill for Services Rendered to a Slave
Rudin # S - 278

  4  
Circular for the "Free Produce Store" - "No Slave Labour products will be knowingly kept in his store"
Rudin # S - 503

  4  
Resolution that Slavery be Prohibited in any New Territory that may be Acquired
Rudin # S - 583

  4  
Court Summons, re: gaming, fighting slaves (Rudin #191)
  13  
Letter from Slave Anney to her former master (Georgia) (Rudin #100)
  13  
Gerrit Smith Details his Position on Support for Anti-Slavery Candidates
Rudin # S - 582

  4  
Texas Plantation Slave Birth and Death Records
Rudin # S - 521

  13  
Letter from Rich Perkins, Jr. to Capt. Charles Anthony (letter carried by slave) (Virginia) (Rudin #105)
  4  
Letter to Honorable Charles Brown re: Underground Railroad and Southern Rights
Rudin # S - 284

  13  
Four official letters regarding the U.S. involvement in the suppression of the illegal slave trade occurring on American ships.
Rudin # S - 523

  4  
Overseer on the Beeches Plantation is Paid
Rudin # S - 495

  4  
Document giving permission for slave to marry (Rudin #12)
  4  
Document regarding a female slave charged with arson (Georgia) (Rudin #109)
  16  
Slave Census Broadside
Rudin # S - 318

  4  
Ordinance from Liberty, Missouri, regarding number of lashes given to slaves (Rudin #18)
  4  
Sharecropper Contract
Rudin # S - 283

  4  
Negro Insurance Policy, Mutual Benefit Life and Fire Insurance Co. (Louisiana) (Rudin #76)
  4  
American Colonization Society Certificate (Signed by Henry Clay) (Rudin #57)
  4  
Putnam's Plan for the Formation of Rural Districts in Liberia
Rudin # S - 321

  4  
First Annual Report New York Anti-Slavery Society
Rudin # S - 355

  4  
Slave Patrols to Enforce Curfews
Rudin # S - 235

  4  
Fugitive Slave Broadside - Underground Railroad
Rudin # S - 205

  13  
Slave Document, re: "Slave can't bear children and a not good investment" (Arkansas) (Rudin #29)
  4  
Letter re: Beating the Wrong Slave by Mistake
Rudin # S - 598

  5  
Letter with sketch of enslaved Native American
Rudin # S - 592

  16  
"Uncle Tom's Cabin" Theatre Broadside
Rudin # S - 257

  5  
Florida Indictment for selling liquor to slaves (Rudin #9)
  5  
Banks Introduces Abolitionist Myrtilla Miner and Recommends Her Cause for Financial Aid, Seconded in a Note by James Thompson.
Rudin # S - 401

  5  
Examination of Slavery in Louisiana
Rudin # S - 351

  5  
Elderly Woman Grieves Because her Slave Families Are to be Broken Up
Rudin # S - 341

  5  
Letter Describing Slaves Loading Cotton at the Alabama River
Rudin # S - 269

  5  
House Servant Gets Married
Rudin # S - 342

  5  
Slave Letter From Comfort Jany to her mother (Georgia) (Rudin #73)
  13  
Slave Ship "Florida" Manifest (Louisiana) (Rudin #89)
  5  
Statement of the Sugar Crop in Louisiana
Rudin # S - 540

  5  
Negro Rail Road Ticket
Rudin # S - 356

  5  
Quotation Declaring the Critical Importance of Abolishing Slavery
Rudin # S - 445

  5  
Letter Pertaining to the Slave Siamese Twins
Rudin # S - 372

  5  
Hanging Abolitionists and Negroes in Texas
Rudin # S - 233

  5  
Nine Items Pertaining to a Yankee Teacher in the South
Rudin # S - 346

  13  
Division of Slaves into Four Equal Lots - Estate of John Johnson, Deceased
Rudin # S - 461

  5  
Secessionists Ordered Out of Washington
Rudin # S - 212

  5  
Efforts of Underground Railroad
Rudin # S - 247

  5  
Soldier Writes Requesting Spyglass, Compass, Wine, etc. and has Taken to Slave Catching
Rudin # S - 488

  5  
Cavalryman Instructs Wife on How to Care for Their Slaves
Rudin # S - 361

  5  
Letter Describes Rickett's Trip to Annapolis, the Wounded Soldiers and an Arrest of a Negro for Attempting to Poison Soldiers with Rum
Rudin # S - 551

  13  
Slave Overseer's Journal Sheet - Daily Record of Hardscrabble Plantation
Rudin # S - 319

  5  
Pamphlet - "The Slave Power"
Rudin # S - 213

  5  
Soldier describes Christmas sport of Negroes running in sack race.
Rudin # S - 238

  5  
Soldier's Letter - Content Includes Whipping and White Women Kissing Slave Children
Rudin # S - 384

  5  
Confederate Officer gives his wife instructions if the enemy were to come, including sending the slaves south to be hired out.
Rudin # S - 498

  5  
CSS Southern Republic Way Bill for 127 Negroes' Passage (North Carolina) (Rudin #184)
  5  
Letter hoping for end of slavery
Rudin # S - 599

  5  
Slavery Abolished in Washington DC - Speech of Hon. E.H. Rollins
Rudin # S - 557

  5  
Letter Discusses a "White Negro" and Contrabands
Rudin # S - 275

  5  
General Order No. 44--Vessel cannot take away any person of color without a pass (Rudin #63)
  5  
Civil War Circular dealing with freed blacks who remained on plantations to work.
Rudin # S - 311

  5  
Provision Return for Seven Black Teamsters
Rudin # S - 431

  5  
Lincoln's Bill to Compensate States for Abolishing Slavery
Rudin # S - 473

  5  
Before the Emancipation Proclamation, Lincoln Approves Congressional Bill That Frees Slaves - The Second Confiscation Act
Rudin # S - 477

  5  
Two Slave Patrol Related Items Signed by J.N. Whitner, one of the signers of the South Carolina Secession Ordinance
Rudin # S - 323

  5  
Writes of a a Black Church Service and a Description of the Preacher
Rudin # S - 595

  6  
Letter describing slaves crossing lines at night and getting a 'piece of cold lead'
Rudin # S - 393

  6  
Soldier Interviews Slaves in Maryland - Slaves want to be Free
Rudin # S - 232

  6  
Man Tells Father to Save the Slaves
Rudin # S - 308

  6  
Letter re: slaves happy to have their city saved
Rudin # S - 450

  6  
Confederate Slave Patrol Orders
Rudin # S - 497

  6  
Confederate Imprints (5) (Rudin #44)
  6  
"Public Laws of the State of North Carolina"
Rudin # S - 536

  6  
General Order No. 1--Emancipation Proclamation (Rudin #114)
  6  
Contrabands On Board the Canal Boat "Kate"
Rudin # S - 307

  6  
Transportation of slave for defenses (Alabama) (Rudin #64)
  6  
Confederate Report on Treatment of Slaves Working on the Fortifications Around Richmond
Rudin # S - 290

  6  
Soldier Shares his Thoughts on Slaves and Lincoln
Rudin # S - 487

  13  
Free woman enters volunteer slavery (Arkansas) (Rudin #119)
  6  
55th Pennsylvania Infantry Soldier's Letter, re: Negro troops (Rudin #178)
  6  
Confederate Slave Impressment Form
Rudin # S - 228

  6  
Power of Attorney to Handle Monies due for Services of Slaves on the Defenses at Wilmington, NC
Rudin # S - 362

  13  
General Orders #143 Marks the Beginning of Colored Troop Recruitment by the U.S. Army
Rudin # S - 564

  6  
Call to Arms to Colored Men to Join the Union Army plus A Plea to Private Citizens for Money to Help the State Meet its Overall Recruiting of Colored Troops
Rudin # S - 444

  6  
Preparing for Yankee Raids in Georgia and Sending a Negro Boy
Rudin # S - 539

  6  
Impoverished slaves hope to return to their master - Master hopes Union soldiers will allow her to rebuild.
Rudin # S - 201

  6  
ALS, George Beidelman, 71st Pennsylvania Infantry to his Father, Re: Colored troops (Rudin #86)
  6  
Confederate Slave Impressment (Virginia) (Rudin #42)
  6  
Confederate General Orders No. 138 re: Impressment of Slaves
Rudin # S - 203

  6  
Man receives permission to return his slave force to his plantation after assisting with the defenses of Atlanta.
Rudin # S - 293

  6  
Special Order #10 - Tax to be Levied on the Labor of all Southern Freedmen for the Support of the Sick and Dependent of their Race
Rudin # S - 518

  6  
"The Gospel of Slavery: A Primer of Freedom". Juvenile with 26 Engravings Accompanied by Anti-Slavery Verses.
Rudin # S - 486

  13  
Document Used to Appoint an Agent to Draft Slaves into the Confederate Military
Rudin # S - 483

  7  
Writes of Soldier's Game - Putting a "Nigger" in Blanket and Throwing Him Up in the Air
Rudin # S - 380

  6  
Slave Compensation Imprint Pertaining to the Cost of Slave Labor to the Confederacy
Rudin # S - 559

  6  
South Carolina Slave Impressment: recouping loss of impressed slave (Rudin #52)
  6  
Andrews (White Man) is Appointed 2nd Lt of 36th Regiment of US Colored Infantry
Rudin # S - 411

  13  
US Senate Bill 188 to Prohibit Commerce in Slaves
Rudin # S - 227

  6  
Slave owner Accuses an Overseer of Brutality, Causing Slaves to Run Away
Rudin # S - 544

  6  
Letter and Lease Pertaining to School and Church for Colored People Under Government Supervision
Rudin # S - 451

  6  
Letter with Content on Civil War and Slavery
Rudin # S - 366

  6  
Permit to Sell 100 Bales of Cotton
Rudin # S - 576

  6  
Slave-Carried Letter - Soldier Sending Negro Boy for His Boots
Rudin # S - 438

  6  
Writes About The Slave Quarters
Rudin # S - 390

  16  
Union "Oath of Allegiance" Broadside
Rudin # S - 489

  6  
Free Black Civil War Pass to Move Four Bales of Cotton
Rudin # S - 420

  6  
Claim for Impressed Slave who died while working on Ft. Sumter (S. Carolina) (Rudin #151)
See also G. T. Beauregard letter regarding Fort Sumter in collection #6875.

  6  
Confederate Printed Broadside, "Joint Resolutions" Regarding Impressments and the Schedule of Prices Fixed by the Confederate Commissioners
Rudin # S - 527

  7  
Negro Passport
Rudin # S - 525

  7  
Civil War Form Signed by an Officer of the U.S. Colored Troops for Subsistence for Himself and Black Servant
Rudin # S - 480

  7  
Confederate Imprint Authorizing Jefferson Davis to Organize Negro Troops for the Confederate Army
Rudin # S - 324

  7  
Court Marshall of a Black Musician
Rudin # S - 439

  7  
General Orders #22 - New Regulations for the Conquered Citizens of Florida
Rudin # S - 587

  7  
Oath of Allegience (Virginia) (Rudin #94)
  7  
Rules to be Followed by the Military in Administering Control of the Florida Plantations, Planters and the Freedmen. Also, Rules Provided for the Application of the Amnesty Oath.
Rudin # S - 410

  7  
General Order #129 - Equal Treatment of Blacks
Rudin # S - 216

  13  
Circular No. 13 - Freedman's Bureau Carves Up the Conquered South
Rudin # S - 310

  7  
Black Matron's Pay (Matron of a US Army Hospital) (Rudin #49)
  7  
Oath of Allegiance
Rudin # S - 237

  7  
Newly Freed Slaves Fare Poorly in Tennessee After the War
Rudin # S - 218

  7  
Agreement Between Former Masters and Slaves
Rudin # S - 295

  7  
Miller Contract and Farmland Contract Approved by The Freedmans Bureau
Rudin # S - 220

  13  
Document of DeFacto Slavery (Four Year-Old Boy) (Rudin #30)
  7  
Louisiana Amnesty Oath (Rudin #14)
  7  
Receipt for Making Four Coffins for Negroes Who Died on the Plantation
Rudin # S - 408

  13  
Manuscript DS, Complaint written on behalf of slave, asking to get her child back (Georgia) (Rudin #35)
  7  
The Freed Slaves are Allowed to Vote - Statement of the number of white and colored voters registered in each of the states subject to the Reconstruction Acts of Congress.
Rudin # S - 572

  7  
A Marriage License and Marriage Certificate for a Slave Couple
Rudin # S - 481

  7  
Motion to Throw Black Legislators Out of Georgia Legislature
Rudin # S - 454

  7  
Reconstruction Contract with ex-slaves for labor (North Carolina) (Rudin #53)
  7  
General Orders #9 -Food for the Freed Slaves
Rudin # S - 573

  7  
KKK Blocks Freed Slaves from Voting in Georgia
Rudin # S - 479

  7  
General Orders #50 - An Act to Continue the Relief of Freedmen and Refugees for Another Year
Rudin # S - 567

  7  
Democratic National Union "No Negro Suffrage" Ballot
Rudin # S - 437

  7  
Contract whereby Georgia Leases African American Prisoners for Railroad Construction in an efffort to circumvent the abolition of Slavery.
Rudin # S - 588

  7  
Oath of Allegiance
Rudin # S - 397

  7  
Concert Program - "Songs, Sketch of the Life, of Blind Tom the Marvelous Musical Prodigy, The Negro Boy Pianist"
Rudin # S - 484

  7  
Special Orders Cancel "Wrongful Apprenticeships" - By Order of Major General Terry
Rudin # S - 248

  7  
Special Orders Cancel "Wrongful Apprenticeships" - By Order of Major General Terry
Rudin # S - 249

  7  
Freed slave writes his former mistress inquiring about his age.
Rudin # S - 574

  7  
Pratt requests Singer Sewing Machine for Colored School. Accompanied by a Cover Letter Encouraging the Donation
Rudin # S - 453

  7  
"Cotton Movement and Fluctuations 1869 to 1877"
Rudin # S - 537

  7  
Quote signed "Peace if possible, Justice at any rate".
Rudin # S - 435

  14  
Seeks to Open a Fully-Integrated College for the Poor
Rudin # S - 418

  7  
Petition for Lenience for a Negro Convicted of Stealing
Rudin # S - 406

  16  
1-Star "Liberia" Flag
Rudin # S - 585

  7  
Lewis George Clark Letter, re: Uncle Tom's Cabin (Rudin #190)
  7  
Harriet Beecher Stowe Letter, re: Uncle Tom's Cabin (Rudin #189)
  7  
Pinkerton's National Detective Agency Reward Poster for a Black Man
Rudin # S - 568

  4  
Lottery Broadside with slaves as prizes (Cinn., OH) (Rudin #40)
  20  
One Cent American Colonization Token (Rudin #187)
  6  
Slave Tag (Charleston, SC) (Rudin #152)