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Series I: Confederate Currency [series]:
  1  
Confederate Currency (Rudin # 77a, b, c, d; 88a, b, c; 99a, b, c, d (11 items))
  1  
$5.00 Note - Slave with Oxen Hauling Cotton
Rudin # S - 508

  1  
$1.00 Note - Slaves Unloading Cotton at Dock From Wagon
Rudin # S - 509

  1  
Mississippi $3.00 Note - "Cotton Pledged"
Rudin # S - 440

  1  
5 Cent Note - Cotton Bolls
Rudin # S - 506

  1  
Confederate Currency - 25 Cents - Wagon with Cotton Vignette
Rudin # S - 538

  1  
25 Cent Note - Cotton Bolls
Rudin # S - 550

 
Series II: Engravings, Lithographs and Woodcuts [series]:
  1  
Copperplate Engraving of the Early African Slave Trade
Rudin # S - 357

  16  
Slave Ship Engraving - 1808 Engraving of a Ship Showing how many Slaves are Loaded as "Cargo"
Rudin # S - 423

  1  
Slave Trade Engraving
Rudin # S - 226

  1  
Engraving - Burning the Brand into a Slave
Rudin # S - 267

  17  
Harpers Weekly Engraving, "The Africans of the Slave Bark Wildfire;" (Rudin #127 ;)
  17  
Illustrated London News Woodcut, "A Slave Auction in Virginia (Rudin # 135)
  17  
Harpers Weekly Engraving, "American Home Scenes;" (Rudin #128)
  17  
Harpers Weekly Engraving, A Slave Auction at the South" (Rudin #134)
  17  
Harpers Weekly Engraving, "Work's Over" (Rudin #131)
  17  
Harpers Weekly Engraving, "Negroes Driven South by Rebel Officers;" (Rudin #130)
  1  
"Slavery And Its Consequences" - Two Engravings on One Sheet
Rudin # S - 301

  17  
Harpers Weekly Engraving, "The Emancipation of Negroes;" (Rudin #124)
  17  
Harpers Weekly Engraving, "The Effects of the Proclamation" (Rudin #132)
  17  
Harpers Weekly, "A Negro Regiment in Action, Liberating Slaves in N. Carolina;" (Rudin #126)
  17  
Harpers Weekly, "Scenes on a Cotton Plantation;" (Rudin #133)
  17  
Harpers Weekly, "Southern Justice;" (Rudin #123)
  17  
Harpers Weekly, "He Wants a Change Too" (Rudin #125)
   
Lithograph for "Uncle Tom's Cabin"
Rudin # S - 424

  16  
"Two Color lithographs from the Darktown Series: The Darktown Fire Brigade - A Prize Squirt"
Rudin # S - 542

  16  
"Two Color Lithographs from the Darktown Series: Lawn Tennis at Darktown - A Scientific Stroke Lawn Tennis at Darktown - A Scientific Player"
Rudin # S - 553

  16  
"Two Color Lithographs from the Darktown Series: The Darktown Fire Brigade - Under Full Steam Darktown Sports - A Grand Spurt"
Rudin # S - 552

  16  
"Two Color Lithographs from the Darktown Series: Trial by Jury - The Verdict A Darktown Trial - The Judge's Charge"
Rudin # S - 554

 
Series III: Estates, Plantations, Appraisals, Wills [series]:
  1  
Last Will and Testament Emancipating Slaves after Owner's Death
Rudin # S - 382

  1  
New York Slave Birth Certificate
Rudin # S - 214

  1  
Inventory of a Slave-Holding Plantation
Rudin # S - 441

  16  
Georgia Plantation Account Sheet
Rudin # S - 426

  1  
Estate Appraisal Listing Two Female Slaves
Rudin # S - 312

  1  
Manuscript Document, listing the "lands with their improvements counting house and slaves owned by Wm. Byars" (Virginia) (Rudin #145)
  1  
Kentucky Estate Sale Manuscript Document (Rudin #108)
  1  
Division of Slaves in the Estate of Bennett Ferrell
Rudin # S - 236

  1  
Last Will and Testament of William Rowland leaving slaves to family members (Virginia) (Rudin #3)
  1  
Kentuckian Will that frees slaves after the crops are harvested (Rudin #167)
  1  
Account of the Hiring of Slaves of the Estate of Wiley Jones
Rudin # S - 460

  13  
Kentucky Estate Sale Ledger (Rudin #173)
  13  
Accounting of Estate Expenses - deals with shipping cotton to Glasgow
Rudin # S - 281

  1  
Magnolia Forest Slave Plantation Account Book (Louisiana) (Rudin #176)
  1  
Free Man of Color Writes his Last Will and Testament
Rudin # S - 215

  13  
Sale Bill of the Estate of Silas Hill Including 45 Slaves as well as Tools, Animals and Land
Rudin # S - 358

  1  
Will Emancipating Slaves only if they go to Liberia (Tennessee) (Rudin #118)
  1  
Document settling an estate listing human property alongside cattle, wagons, mares, etc.
Rudin # S - 422

  1  
Estate Sale Notice (Rudin #146)
  13  
Estate Appraisal including 28 slaves (Florida) (Rudin #15)
  1  
Sales Log of the Estate of Edward Wetherford, including list of buyers of slaves
Rudin # S - 456

  13  
List of Estate Auction Results (Georgia) (Rudin #37)
  13  
Property Levy including 154 slaves by name (Alabama) (Rudin #27)
  13  
Document listing the division of 59 slaves (Tennessee) (Rudin #101)
  13  
Accounting of Large Estate of Thomas Riviere, Including the Hiring Out of 31 Named Slaves
Rudin # S - 368

  1  
Last Will and Testament Leaves Slaves to Daughter
Rudin # S - 360

  13  
Newspaper Clipping; Will of Hannah Robinson Including Instructions Regarding her Slaves
Rudin # S - 359

  13  
Last Will and Testament of John Stalnaker making special arrangements for the payment and freedom of two slaves
Rudin # S - 499

  13  
Estate Inventory Written on Verso of Confederate Cotton Loan
Rudin # S - 329

  1  
Receipt Listing Eight Slaves who were Owned by the Estate of John Branch, former Governor of both Florida and North Carolina
Rudin # S - 570

 
Series IV: Freedman's Documents [series]:
  1  
Freedman Circular Asking Freedmen to Observe August 6, 1863 as a Day of Public Thanksgiving. Two copies
Rudin # S - 531, S - 575

  1  
Minister Informs Authorities of a Freeman
Rudin # S - 443

  1  
"Free Person of Color" Passports
Rudin # S - 447

  1  
Freed Slaves are Relocated in Africa- American Colonization Society request
Rudin # S - 207

  1  
Declaration of Freedman Status
Rudin # S - 286

  2  
Manuscript Letter to Asst. Provost Marshal of Freedmen, "West of Natchez," from Col. Thomas, Vicksburg (Mississippi) (Rudin #61)
  2  
Typed Letter Signed by John Eaton, Jr. as Col. and General Superintendent of Freedmen (Tennessee) (Rudin #62)
  2  
Rent of School House by Freeman's Bureau
Rudin # S - 21

  2  
Freedman's Document Signed by John Eaton, re: distributing Army stockings (Tennessee) (Rudin #60)
  2  
Rent of School House by Freeman's Bureau
Rudin # S - 530

  2  
General Order #91, Organizing Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands (Wash., DC) (Rudin #95)
  2  
Freedman Amendment--President Johnson's objections (Wash., DC) (Rudin #69)
  2  
Rations for Freedmen in the Former Confederate States
Rudin # S - 571

  2  
Letter on Women's Freedmen's Relief Association Stationary Regarding What Can Be Done to Aid the Freedmen
Rudin # S - 535

  2  
Agent Advises Recipient of Efforts of Freedman's Bureau to Send Boys and Girls North to Good Families
Rudin # S - 471

  2  
Two Thousand Freedmen Pleading for Emigration to Africa - American Colonization Society Appeal
Rudin # S - 320

  2  
Freedman Contract (Alabama) (Rudin #36)
 
Series V: Manumissions [series]:
  2  
William Collins Frees Three of his Slaves at Future Dates
Rudin # S - 399

  2  
Revolutionary War Slave Manumission (Rudin #83)
  2  
Manumission Document - Mary London, Female Slave
Rudin # S - 260

  2  
Manumission Document - woman and child
Rudin # S - 261

  2  
Manumission Document - Thomas Freed at the Expiration of Four Years
Rudin # S - 263

  2  
Manumission Document - Peter Freed Oct.1806; Harry Freed Jan.1809; Poll Freed Mar. 1812; Ned Freed Apr. 1819.
Rudin # S - 262

  13  
Manumission of Female Slaves (New York) (Rudin #13)
  13  
A Manumission of "A Coloured Man, Mariner"
Rudin # S - 490

  2  
Certificate of Freedom
Rudin # S - 223

  13  
Slave Pays for her Certificate of Freedom - Included is a Receipt for a Payment
Rudin # S - 276

  13  
Slave Emancipation and Freedom Bond
Rudin # S - 277

  13  
Will of Justus Hartman of South Carolina, freeing his slaves (Rudin #17)
  2  
Son Makes oath Verifying Manumission of a Slave who was Manumitted 21 Years Before by his Father
Rudin # S - 594

  2  
Document certifying that woman is a freed slave and that her daughter was born free.
Rudin # S - 288

  2  
Proving Manumission Document (Maryland) (Rudin #23)
  13  
Rhode Island Freedom Papers
Rudin # S - 316

  13  
Freedom Bond for a Slave (Kentucky) (Rudin #168)
  2  
Official Freedom Certificate for Negro Woman Polly Bundy
Rudin # S - 541

  15  
Partly-Printed Proof of Slave Manumission
Rudin # S - 274

  2  
Document Manumitting London Henry and his Family
Rudin # S - 425

  2  
Enlisted Slave Gains Manumission (3 Documents) (Maryland) (Rudin #78)
  2  
Slave Emancipation with Proviso that Slave will Leave the State within 90 days
Rudin # S - 221

 
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)
 
Series VII: Maps (Oversized) [series]:
  4  
Map of Africa by L. Antoine (Paris); (Map #1;)
  4  
Map of Southern Africa by Bradford (Map #2;)
 
Series VIII: Music [series]:
  8  
Song sheet - "Kingdom Coming"
Rudin # S - 534

  8  
Collection of 91 Song sheets
Rudin # S - 532

  8  
Colored Regiments Recruiting Broadside "A Contraband Song"
Rudin # S - 474

  19  
"The Slave Chase" - Composed by Henry Russell
Rudin # S - 348

  19  
Ethiopian Serenaders Minstrel Sheet Music - "Rosa Lee"
Rudin # S - 419

  8  
Abolitionist's Song "The Slave's Dream"
Rudin # S - 446

  19  
Sheet Music: "Camptown Races," Published by Oliver Ditson & Co. (Rudin #159)
  19  
Sheet Music: "Darkies Our Master's Gone to Town," Published by E. H. Wade (Rudin #162)
  19  
Sheet Music: "Aolean Melodies" and "Poor Mary Cook," Published by E. H. Wade (Rudin #160)
  8  
"Christy's Panorama Songster" (Minstrel Songster)
Rudin # S - 515

  8  
"Henry De Marsan's New Comic and Sentimental Singer's Journal" - "Containing all the most Popular Songs of the Day"
Rudin # S - 566

  8  
Emancipation Hymn "Let the Men Go"
Rudin # S - 387

  8  
"Christy's New Songster and Black Joker"
Rudin # S - 565

  19  
Sheet Music: "Poor Old Slave," Published by G. P. Reed & Co. (Rudin #155)
  19  
"Little Eva" Abolitionist Song - Dedicated to Harriet Beecher Stowe
Rudin # S - 394

  19  
"Little Eva-Uncle Tom's Guardian Angel" , "Uncle Tom's Glimpse of Glory" , "Uncle Tom's Religion"
Rudin # S - 271

  19  
Sheet Music: "I am Going There" or "The Death of Little Eva," Published by Oliver Ditson (Rudin #165)
  19  
Sheet Music: "Kitty Crow," Published by C. C. Clapp & Co. (Rudin #154)
  19  
Sheet Music: "My Old Kentucky Home, Good Night," Published by Firth, Pond & Co. (Rudin #163)
  19  
Sheet Music, "Dixie's Land, with Brilliant Variations" - Early variant printing of "I Wish I Was In Dixie Land"
Rudin # S - 591

  19  
Tom The Blind Negro Boy Pianist - Only 10 Years Old - Sheet Music - "Oliver Gallop"
Rudin # S - 428

  19  
Sheet Music: "I Wish I Was in Dixie's Land," Published by Oliver Ditson & Co. (Rudin #157)
  19  
Civil War Sheet Music: The "Contraband Schottische"
Rudin # S - 364

  19  
Sheet Music: "The Contraband Schottisch," Published by Lee and Walker (Rudin #166)
  19  
"Raw Recruits or Abraham's Daughter" Song Book - Hand-Colored Cover Illustration
Rudin # S - 287

  19  
Sheet Music: "Song of the Negro Boatmen," Published by Root and Cady (Rudin #161)
  19  
Sheet Music: "Wake Nicodemus," Published by Root and Cady (Rudin #156)
  19  
Sheet Music: "Plantation Melodies: and "The Gum Tree Canoe," Published by Geo. P. Reed (Rudin #164)
  19  
Sheet Music: "Contraband Children," Published by C. H. Ditson & Co. (Rudin #158)
  8  
Slavery Songbook by A. J. Fisher (Rudin #87)
  19  
Sheet Music - Happy Darkies (Two Copies - one 8 pages and one 4 pages)
Rudin # S - 367

  8  
"Songs of the Confederacy and Plantation Melodies" - Contains Twenty Songs
Rudin # S - 294

 
Series IX: Newspapers [series]:
  17  
Gazette of the United States and Philadelphia Daily Advertiser-Runaway Slave Ads; (Newspaper #1)
  17  
Windham Herald-Will of Gen. George Washington; (Newspaper #2)
  17  
City Gazette and Daily Advertiser (Charleston, SC)-Ads for Sale of Slave; (Newspaper #3)
  17  
Columbian Centinel (Boston, MA)-re: Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemmings; (Newspaper #3a)
  17  
Relfs Philadelphia Gazette and Advertiser-Reward Offered for Runaway (Newspaper #4)
  18  
The Enquirer (Richmond, VA)-"Negroes for Sale"; (Newspaper #5)
  18  
Newburyport Herald-"Congress...Debate on the Bill Prohibiting the African Slave Trade; (Newspaper #6)
  18  
The Star (Raleigh, NC)-Runaway Slave Ad; (Newspaper #7)
  18  
Richmond Enquirer-"Land and Negroes for Sale"; (Newspaper #8)
  18  
Boston Recorder (Newspaper #9)
  18  
City Gazette and Commercial Daily Advertiser (Charleston, SC)-"Andrew Ranaway"; (Newspaper #10)
  18  
City Gazette and Commercial Daily Advertiser (Charleston, SC)-Runaway Slave Ads; (Newspaper #11)
  18  
The Charleston Courier (SC)-Rewards for Runaways; (Newspaper #12)
  18  
The Genius of Liberty (VA)-Rewards for Runaways; (Newspaper #13)
  18  
National Intelligencer (Wash., DC)-"Public Sale" and "500 Dollars Reward" for Slaves (Newspaper #14)
  18  
Southern Patriot and Commercial Advertiser (SC)-"Absconded"; (Newspaper #15)
  18  
National Intelligencer (Wash., DC)-Notice for Runaway, Public Sale; (Newspaper #16)
  18  
Richmond Enquirer (VA)-"Sale of Jefferson's Property at Monticello"; (Newspaper #16a)
  18  
New-Hampshire Statesman and Concord Register-"Gen. Washington" (Newspaper #16b)
  18  
Daily National Intelligencer (Wash., DC)-"Cash for 200 Negroes"; (Newspaper #17)
  18  
Daily National Intelligencer (Wash., DC)-Cash for Negroes; (Newspaper #17a)
  18  
The Daily Atlas (Boston, MA); (Newspaper #17b)
  18  
Herald of Freedom (Concord, NH) Published by the New Hampshire Anti-Slavery Society; (Newspaper #18)
  18  
Portland Pleasure Boat (Maine)-Anti-Slavery Comments (Newspaper #19)
  18  
Wilmington Journal (NC)-Runaway Slave Notice; (Newspaper #20)
  18  
The Charleston Daily Courier (SC)-Notice Regarding Issuing Slave Badges; (Newspaper #21)
  18  
The Daily Journal (Wilmington, NC); (Newspaper #21a)
  18  
The Daily Journal (Wilmington, NC)-"Negro Man Committed to Jail..." (Newspaper #22)
  18  
The Daily True Delta (New Orleans, LA)-"Valuable Slaves at Auction"; (Newspaper #23)
  14  
Third Volume of "Vanity Fair" Magazine with Historical Black Theme Illustrations
Rudin # S - 429

  16  
Harper's Weekly - "Colored Troops Under Gen. Wild Liberating Slaves in North Carolina"
Rudin # S - 560

  18  
The Liberator (Boston, MA)-Miscegenation and Amalgamation Articles; (Newspaper #24)
  16  
Lithographed Broadsheet in Commemoration of Emancipation in Maryland
Rudin # S - 434

  18  
The New York Times-"Slavery Forever Dead in the United States" (Newspaper #25)
  16  
Farewell Issue of William Lloyd Garrison's "The Liberator"
Rudin # S - 561

  16  
Harper's Weekly - Article and Picture of "Blind Tom"
Rudin # S - 504

  16  
Harper's Weekly - Group of 10 Prints
Rudin # S - 415

   
The Daily Intelligencer- two pages, list of clamants petitioning the Emancipation Commission. Includes names and numbers of slaves.
Rudin # S - 209

   
La Rue's Minstrels: the Model Troupe of the World
Rudin # S - 485

 
Series X: Officers' Pay Vouchers [series]:
  8  
Pay Vouchers with servants listed (Zachary Taylor) (Rudin #84)
  8  
U.S. Colored Troops pay vouchers (3) for officers with servants (Rudin #45)
  8  
Pay Vouchers (8) for officers with servants (Rudin #45a)
  8  
Pay Voucher for Lt John Floyd (65th Illinois Infantry) and his Black Servant
Rudin # S - 507

 
Series XI: Patriotic Covers [series]:
  8  
"Secession Cavalry"
Rudin # S - 230

  8  
Lot of Six Union Patriotic Covers
Rudin # S - 282

  8  
Five Union covers with Black Images
Rudin # S - 373

  8  
Patriotic Cover - Depicts President Davis in Refrigerator with Slave Standing Along Side
Rudin # S - 482

  8  
Patriotic Cover - Contrabands Dancing
Rudin # S - 510

  8  
Slave Pen - Multicolor Magnus
Rudin # S - 313

  8  
Union Patriotic Covers (21) (Rudin #122)
  8  
Patriotic Covers (2) (Rudin #169)
  8  
Patriotic Cover (1) (Rudin #174)
  8  
Contraband Envelope (Rudin #85)
 
Series XII: Runaway Slave Documents [series]:
  9  
Capturing Runaways in Florida - An Account of Expenses
Rudin # S - 340

  9  
Three slaves kill sheep and hog and run away. They must be caught and treated with "severity".
Rudin # S - 254

  14  
Runaway Slave Manuscript Document (Maryland) (Rudin #79)
  9  
Letter about slave girl who ran away
Rudin # S - 343

  14  
Document Pertaining to a Runaway Slave who was Committed to Jail - With Attached Newspaper Clipping
Rudin # S - 465

  9  
Runaway Slave is Sent Home
Rudin # S - 253

  14  
Underground Railroad Related Document - Fine is Levied for Harbouring Runaway Slave
Rudin # S - 331

  9  
Newspaper Charge for Advertising Runaway Slave Held in Jail
Rudin # S - 416

  14  
Slave Woman, Jenny Had Run Off - Asking if She Could be Caught and Returned
Rudin # S - 458

  9  
Runaway Slave Stowaway on Ship
Rudin # S - 285

  9  
Letter, re: attempt to capture escaped slave (South Carolina) (Rudin #65)
  14  
Runaway Slave Broadside (Virginia) (Rudin #175)
  9  
Writ for Runaway Slave (Maryland) (Rudin #111)
  9  
Reward Notice for Runaway Slave (Missouri) (Rudin #26)
  9  
Invoice for Capture of Runaway Slave (Mississippi) (Rudin #106)
  9  
Bounty for Capturing Runaway Slave
Rudin # S - 496

  9  
Underground Railroad Letter (Rudin #33)
  14  
Indictment for harboring runaway slaves (Tennessee) (Rudin #32)
  9  
Letter, re: Runaway Slave (West Virginia) (Rudin #113)
  14  
Harboring Runaway Slaves
Rudin # S - 386

  9  
Writes of Slaves Who Fled From Their Masters
Rudin # S - 379

  9  
Union Soldier ALS, re: master kills a slave from Ft. Pillow, Tennessee (Rudin #82)
  9  
Writes That Four Slaves Have Run Away. (With Multi Color Floral Wallpaper Envelope)
Rudin # S - 378

  9  
Ohio Land Grant for a Runaway or Freed Slave
Rudin # S - 589

  20  
Runaway Woodblock (Rudin #179)
 
Series XIII: Sale, Hire, Purchase, Collateral Documents [series]:
  14  
Broadside - Gang of Thirty-Seven Negroes For Sale (In Families)
Rudin # S - 402

  14  
Slave Bill of Sale (Hartford Co., Conn/Schenectady, NY) (Rudin #120)
  14  
Selling Rum and Slaves in Colonial New York
Rudin # S - 200

  9  
Bill of Sale for two children (Maryland) (Rudin #19)
  14  
Slaves given as gifts to daughter and family
Rudin # S - 403

  9  
Bill of Sale for a Fugitive Slave who has run to Boston. Payment will only be made if the slave can be obtained.
Rudin # S - 548

  14  
Letter from John Chestnut, loaning slave to a poor woman (South Carolina) (Rudin #117)
  9  
Sale of Man Named Davy for 70 Pounds
Rudin # S - 376

  14  
Deed of Gift of a Slave (North Carolina) (Rudin #116)
  9  
Sale of Girl Called Sali, 18 Years Old
Rudin # S - 376

  9  
Thomas Clifford becomes a Five Year Apprentice to John Winter, a Wheelwright
Rudin # S - 376

  9  
Georgia Bill of Sale for Slave Simon
Rudin # S - 436

  14  
Court Agreement to Make a Free Negro Child an Apprentice Until She Reaches the Age of Eighteen
Rudin # S - 430

  9  
Slave Woman, Lydia, for 3.2 Pounds, 10 Shillings - 6 Year Term and She Can Go Free. Also, Boy Tom (9 Months) To Go Free after 29 Years, 3 Months
Rudin # S - 376

  9  
Sale of Man Named Harry
Rudin # S - 376

  9  
Receipt of Captured Negroes (Sierra Leone) (Rudin #4)
  9  
Slave Girl Given as Present Until She is 28 Years Old
Rudin # S - 327

  14  
New York Slave Bill of Sale (Rudin #51)
  9  
Slave Bill of Sale signed by Henry Clay (Rudin #56)
  14  
North Carolina Illegal Slave Sale Document - Free Born Child of Color Offered for Sale as a Slave
Rudin # S - 466

  9  
Free Negro Boy is Indentured by the Overseers of the Poor
Rudin # S - 555

  9  
Sale of five Negroes, Animals, House, Crops and Timber, all in One Lot
Rudin # S - 299

  9  
" 3. Sale-One Negro Man, Jerry, 21 Years Old to pay a debt of $200
Rudin # S - 376

  9  
Slave Family Sold at Auction
Rudin # S - 252

  14  
Seizure of Three Slaves, One Wagon, Four Steers, One Horse to Satisfy a Debt
Rudin # S - 478

  10  
Slave Hire Journal
Rudin # S - 322

  10  
Indenture - $1000 Buys One Brick House and Lot of Ground Plus One frame House and Lot of Ground in Annapolis
Rudin # S - 376

  14  
Man Buys Slave Relative - Possibly His Son
Rudin # S - 412

  10  
Governor of Georgia Buys a Slave
Rudin # S - 338

  14  
Indentured Servant Agreement
Rudin # S - 388

  10  
Document of Slave purchased and freed by mother (Maryland) (Rudin #59)
  14  
Detailing the Sale of 17 Slaves by Two Free People of Color
Rudin # S - 395

  10  
Receipt for Money Paid to Advertise the Sale of a Slave
Rudin # S - 279

  10  
Bill of Sale for twelve year-old boy (Washington, DC) (Rudin #25)
  14  
Rebecca Jones Sells a Slave Named Tom to Riley C. Jones
Rudin # S - 478

  10  
Potential Buyer for a Slave Bricklayer
Rudin # S - 240

  10  
Conveyance of two slaves to pay a debt (N. Carolina) (Rudin #11)
  14  
Manuscript Document, re: debt levied on slaves and horses (Tennessee) (Rudin #150)
  14  
Autographed Document, re: two Negro children to be sold to cover a debt (Tennessee) (Rudin #112)
  10  
Letter Requesting Payment to a Slave for Amount Due for Hauling
Rudin # S - 417

  14  
Legal Document pertaining to the sale and transfer of slaves (North Carolina) (Rudin #46)
  10  
Manuscript Document, re: Slave for hire (Virginia) (Rudin #7)
  10  
Certificate of Title (Louisiana) (Rudin #147)
  10  
Manuscript Document, Power of Attorney to sell slave (Louisiana) (Rudin #102)
  10  
Natchez Courier Journal - Slave Auction Advertisement - Proof of Publication
Rudin # S - 250

  10  
Slave Hire
Rudin # S - 330

  14  
Louisiana Slave Bill of Sale for mulatto woman and two children (Rudin #34)
  10  
Letter giving notice of a sale of slaves at auction, one of whom wishes to be purchased by the addressee, who owns his wife.
Rudin # S - 289

  10  
Female Slave Hire
Rudin # S - 258

  10  
Bill of Sale for a Slave Family
Rudin # S - 502

  10  
Manuscript Document, re: Free man buys slave (Louisiana) (Rudin #188)
  10  
Slave Owner Seeks to Sell One of his Child Slaves
Rudin # S - 337

  14  
Manuscript Document, re: Slave buys his own freedom (Washington Co., DC) (Rudin #2)
  10  
Payment for a Slave Working on a Chain Gang
Rudin # S - 520

  10  
Bill of Sale for two four year- old children (Georgia) (Rudin #67)
  10  
Slave Receipt (Virginia) (Rudin #10)
  14  
Legal Document, re: Inherited slave to be sold by heirs (Alabama) (Rudin #38)
  14  
Slaves for Collateral for a Debt (Wash., DC) (Rudin #24)
  10  
Bill of Sale for a woman (Rudin #20)
  10  
Sale of Eighty-Four slaves
Rudin # S - 243

  14  
Louisiana Slave Bill of Sale for an Eleven year-old boy (Rudin #28)
  10  
Expense Bill for the Sale of Slaves including the Handbills, Advertising the Sale, etc.
Rudin # S - 468

  10  
Grandfather Deeds Granddaughter a Negro Child
Rudin # S - 239

  10  
Letter written to a woman slave dealer concerning the purchase of a cook and servants for a plantation.
Rudin # S - 305

  10  
Receipt for the Purchase of Three Girls and their Passage to New Orleans
Rudin # S - 298

  10  
Reverend Gooch Pursues a Debt that Might Involve a Slave in Payment
Rudin # S - 569

  10  
Buying Slaves in 1850 Texas
Rudin # S - 546

  10  
Missouri Sheriff's Slave Sale Broadside
Rudin # S - 433

  10  
Letter, re: Mississippi slave owner attempts to sell "Bill" (Rudin #183)
  14  
One Slave, Two Mules, One Wagon, One Buggy and Harness to be Taken in Lieu of a Deb
Rudin # S - 478

  10  
Two Slave Bills of Sale Pertaining to the Same Slave Woman Maria and Her Son, Charles - Sold Twice in Four Years
Rudin # S - 494

  10  
Man Desperate to Buy-Back His Best Slave
Rudin # S - 442

  10  
Manuscript Document, re: Sale of four slaves with printed newspaper ad (Florida) (Rudin #47)
  10  
Slave Hire Contract and time sheet (Mobile and Ohio Railroad) (Rudin #185)
  16  
Slave Broadside - "Sale of Valuable Negroes!" - Annotated by Someone who Probably Bid at the Auction, but with No Prices Realized
Rudin # S - 501

  10  
Pair of Slave Bills Purchasing a Black Woman named Betsy; by Two Different Owners Within Six Months
Rudin # S - 558

  10  
Purchase Order for a Male Slave and for a Cook
Rudin # S - 241

  14  
Hiring of 14 Slaves
Rudin # S - 234

  10  
Availability of a Slave Woman for Sale
Rudin # S - 208

  14  
Slave Purchase
Rudin # S - 328

  10  
Payment to Slave Auctioneer
Rudin # S - 349

  10  
Slave Broker Discusses the Sale of a Slave Family
Rudin # S - 581

  10  
Florida Slaves for hire Document (Four Negro Girls) (Rudin #54)
  11  
Female Slave Hire
Rudin # S - 259

  11  
Slave Sale Notice (Herrick Co.?) (Rudin #180)
  14  
New Orleans Slave Sale
Rudin # S - 246

  11  
Newspaper Advertisements of Slave Auction Sales
Rudin # S - 296

  14  
Sale of Slaves Broadside (Missouri) (Rudin #48)
  14  
Document of Slave given as security for a bond (Tennessee) (Rudin #110)
  14  
Bill of Sale by slave dealers (Louisiana) (Rudin #92)
  11  
Plantation Inventory Listing Slaves Purchased Between 1829 and 1849
Rudin # S - 522

  14  
Auction-Slaves for Hire (Rudin #50)
  15  
Slave Auction Broadside - Sale of 28 Slaves
Rudin # S - 256

  11  
Missouri Slave Bill of Sale for Louisa and Her Daughter
Rudin # S - 413

  11  
Pre-Printed Slave Sale
Rudin # S - 371

  11  
Slave Auctioneer's Pre-Printed Bill of Sale for a Slave Girl
Rudin # S - 549

  14  
Document, re: Debt covered by one piano and one slave (Tennessee) (Rudin #93)
  11  
Certified Copy of Indenture recording division of slaves, cattle, land, etc. Copy signed by William Huff
Rudin # S - 578

  11  
Letter with Instructions for the Immediate Sale of Two Slaves
Rudin # S - 584

  14  
Slave Amanda and Her Children are Auctioned
Rudin # S - 210

  11  
Slave Impressment Receipt for Three Negro Slaves Who Worked Eleven Days
Rudin # S - 577

  11  
Pre-Printed Receipt for a Slave Girl
Rudin # S - 383

  11  
Receipt for advertising sale of slaves (Alabama) (Rudin #121)
  11  
Slave Bill of Sale-"Price to be determined at the close of the war" (Virginia) (Rudin #72)
  11  
Bill of Sale for a Slave Boy "who has run away with the Yankees"
Rudin # S - 459

  14  
Document, re: woman sells her slave (Texas) (Rudin #31)
  14  
Document Approving Pay for "Contraband Teamsters"
Rudin # S - 400

  11  
Payment For Slave Made with Peas and Lard
Rudin # S - 414

  11  
Slave Dealer Offers Slaves for Sale
Rudin # S - 519

  11  
Nine Year Old Orphan "Freed Girl" Becomes Indentured Servant for Nine Years.
Rudin # S - 470

  4681 Bd. Ms. 1  
John Drake slave ledger
Slave ledger used to record expenses for the purchase, hire, and "maintenance" of slaves.

  4681 Bd. Ms. 2  
James Eppinger slave ledger
Slave ledger used to record expenses for the purchase, hire, and "maintenance" of slaves. It also includes manuscript copies of a verdict and public statements surrounding a court case concerning disputes of Frederick Selleck vs. Isaac Ruckhill, James Eppinger, and Dr. John P. Berthelot of Savannah, Georgia, over a free black man and woman whom Selleck allegedly confined and possibly intended to enslave.

 
Series XIV: Slave Codes [series]:
  11  
Slave Code Extracts (Salem, OH) (Rudin #181)
  11  
Confederate Imprint. Public Laws of the State of North Carolina, re: Slaves, Negro traders (Rudin #58)
 
Series XV: Slave Dealers, Slave Trading [series]:
  11  
Slave Dealer Advertising Cover - Oval Printed Corner Card
Rudin # S - 513

  11  
Slave Dealer Letter to General Anthony Wayne (South Carolina) (Rudin #148)
  14  
British Slave Trade Correspondence--"the profits outdo any South American Mine" (Rudin #74)
  11  
Letter by two slave traders to their employer relaying information about a slave uprising in West Africa.
Rudin # S - 302

  11  
Slave Dealer Mentions the Slave Market and Refers to Two Slaves Who Have Run Away
Rudin # S - 492

  11  
Slave Trader Letter Discussing Loans, Purchases and the Slave Market
Rudin # S - 511

  11  
Slave Auctioneers Handbill (Tennessee) (Rudin #177)
  15  
Three Autographed letters from Israel Randall, re: slave trade (Brazil) (Rudin #107)
  15  
Extracts from "General Instructions from A.P. Upsur to Comdr. Perry transmitted to Lt. A. Lewis"
Rudin # S - 306

  11  
Discusses Prospects of Opening a Slave Dealership
Rudin # S - 385

  11  
Letter from One Slave Trader to Another Requesting Slaves to be Sent on Consignment
Rudin # S - 556

  11  
Slave Speculator Wants to Make Sales Down South
Rudin # S - 344

  11  
Slave Dealer's Business Card (Virginia) (Rudin #104)
  11  
Slave Dealer's Letter, re: current market (Virginia) (Rudin #66)
  11  
Slave-seller allows families to remain together and the slaves to choose their new owners.
Rudin # S - 255

  11  
Virginia Plantation Owner's Letter, re: " the state of the Negro market" (Rudin #90)
  11  
Slave Trader's Letter, re: "Can you sell any plough boys for me?" (Alabama) (Rudin #70)
  11  
Slave Dealer Letter to his partner--"Buy another little girl..." (Mississippi) (Rudin #103)
  11  
Buying Slaves in the Deep South
Rudin # S - 339

  11  
Slave Dealer's Letter, complaining about condition of slaves he wanted to sell (Mississippi) (Rudin #192)
  11  
Letter from a Slave Auctioneer (Davis and Deupree)--re: seeks consignments of slaves (Virginia) (Rudin #5)
  11  
Slave Dealer's Price Listing (Virginia) (Rudin #41)
  15  
Slavery Letter, Re: trading Negroes for cattle and cotton (Louisiana) (Rudin #1)
  19  
Letter and envelope from Slave Auctioneer (Davis and Deupree)--re: sale of slaves (Virginia)
  19  
Letter from Slave Dealer (J. Winbush Young)--re: purchased slaves being sent to E.H. Stokes
  20  
Slave Auctioneer's Token (Charleston, SC) (Rudin #172)
 
Series XVI: Slave Taxation [series]:
  12  
Register- Tax on 14 Slaves Being Moved From GA to MD
Rudin # S - 376

  12  
Tax Ledger Lists Hundreds of Slaves
Rudin # S - 432

  15  
Slavery Tax Record Book (Maryland) (Rudin #153)
  15  
Tax Ledger Showing Assessment Amounts on Slaves, Free Blacks, Livestock, Land and Personal Taxes
Rudin # S - 469

  12  
Slave Tax Receipt (Virginia) (Rudin #16)
  12  
Tax Receipt for Slaves (Tennessee) (Rudin #81)
  12  
Slave Tax Receipt
Rudin # S - 229

  12  
Virginia Slave Tax Document (Rudin #75)
  12  
Tax Receipt (Sergeant City of Petersburg, Dr.) (Rudin #91)
  12  
Virginia Tax Bill Includes Tax on 21 Slaves
Rudin # S - 391

  12  
Tax bill Includes Tax on 15 Slaves and Freed Slaves
Rudin # S - 491

  15  
Slave Taxation--Register of Births (Virginia) (Rudin #43)
  12  
Tax Receipt (Virginia) (Rudin #98)
  12  
Free Man Pays Tax on Himself and His Property
Rudin # S - 392

  12  
Tax Receipt for "6 heads of cattle...29 Slaves.."
Rudin # S - 547

  12  
Manuscript Document, re: tax credit for stolen slaves (Mississippi) (Rudin #55)
 
Series XVII: Stereoviews and Photographs [series]:
  12  
African American Chimney Sweeps Stereoview
Rudin # S - 517

  12  
Photograph of a Black Boy Preacher
Rudin # S - 590

  12  
Carte de Visite - The Conjoined Slave Twins - "The Two-Headed Nightingale"
Rudin # S - 370

  12  
Carte de Visite Photograph of Sumner Plus an AQS
Rudin # S - 505

  12  
Stereoview #1362 "Picking Cotton, Georgia"; (Rudin #136)
  12  
Stereoview #6946 "Morning Start in Cotton Field" (Rudin #137)
  12  
Stereoview #6947 "Cotton Picking in Full Blast" (Rudin #138)
  12  
Stereoview #6951 "Pickers Grouped in Cotton Blast" (Rudin #139)
  12  
Stereoview #9506 "We's Done all dis s'morning;" (Rudin #140)
  12  
Stereoview #6512 "Plowing the Field for Cotton" (Rudin #141)
  12  
Stereoview #12479 "Cotton! Levee, New Orleans" (Rudin #142)
  12  
Stereoview #V232341 "Plantation Pickers Work, Georgia (Rudin #143)
  12  
Young Slave Child Carte de Visite
Rudin # S - 270

  12  
"Slave Auction" Carte de Visite
Rudin # S - 389

  12  
Photograph of Slave Children at Play - Photo Probably Taken on a Plantation in the Baton Rouge, Louisiana area
Rudin # S - 593

 
Series XVIII: Objects [series]:
  12  
Anti-Slavery Token "May Slavery and Oppression Cease Throughout the World"
Rudin # S - 476

  21  
Decorated Bracelet Token ("Manila") Used as Slave Barter with African Chieftains
Rudin # S - 579

  12  
Carved Carnelian Wax Seal Stamp for Letters - "Am I Not a Man and a Brother"
Rudin # S - 225

  22  
Nine Three-Quarter Inch Buttons worn on Thomas H. Porter Slave Uniforms
Rudin # S - 309

  21  
Bracelet Token ("Manila") Used as Slave Barter with African Chieftains
Rudin # S - 222

  12  
Lincoln Token - "Not One Cent For Slavery"
Rudin # S - 202

  12  
Anti-Slavery Token "Liberty and No Slavery"
Rudin # S - 475

  23  
Pair of Black Faced Meerschaum Smoking Pipes; One of Man with Slouch Hat; One of Man with Large Earrings
Rudin # S - 374

  22  
Frederick Douglass Memorial Spoon
Rudin # S - 524