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PRINTED & MANUSCRIPT AFRICAN-AMERICANA

by Swann Auction Galleries

Platinum House

558 lots | 478 with images

March 21, 2013

Live Auction

104 East 25th Street

New York, NY, 10010 USA

Phone: 212.254.4710

Fax: 212 979 1017

Email: swann@swanngalleries.com

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(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--COLONIAL DELAWARE.) Manuscript Slave Sale document, wherein

Lot 1: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--COLONIAL DELAWARE.) Manuscript Slave Sale document, wherein "Mary Sulavan, widow and William Pettijohn, Yeoman"

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Description: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--COLONIAL DELAWARE.) Manuscript Slave Sale document, wherein "Mary Sulavan, widow and William Pettijohn, Yeoman" sells a "Certain Neagro [sic] boy named Prince" to John Spencer Esq. for the sum of seventy pounds. Single 4to leaf, written on one side; seals and signatures at the bottom of the page. Mary signs with a double "X" and John Pettijohn signs with a curious inverted "V", while Gabriel Powell, apparently the agent for Spencer signs with a "P". The only literate party seems to be the clerk, John Clowes. Some repair. Matted and framed. Sussex, Delaware, 8 June, 1763

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(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--COLONIAL MARYLAND.) HICKMAN, ARTHUR. July 4th 1767. Manuscript deposition of Arthur Hickman concerning the gift

Lot 2: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--COLONIAL MARYLAND.) HICKMAN, ARTHUR. July 4th 1767. Manuscript deposition of Arthur Hickman concerning the gift

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Description: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--COLONIAL MARYLAND.) HICKMAN, ARTHUR. July 4th 1767. Manuscript deposition of Arthur Hickman concerning the gift of a slave girl named Peggy. Single sheet of paper, written on one side and docketed on the reverse; paper toned, short, closed tear at fold; edges slightly uneven. Frederick County, Maryland, 1767

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(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--COLONIAL VIRGINIA.) LEE, RICHARD HENRY. Autograph Document Signed, a search warrant for five runaways.

Lot 3: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--COLONIAL VIRGINIA.) LEE, RICHARD HENRY. Autograph Document Signed, a search warrant for five runaways.

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Description: FUTURE SIGNER OF THE DECLARATION ORDERS THE CAPTURE OF FIVE RUNAWAYS (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--COLONIAL VIRGINIA.) LEE, RICHARD HENRY. Autograph Document Signed, a search warrant for five runaways. Single 4to leaf, written on one side; some cracks where folded; paper unevenly toned. Signed by Lee with his seal as Justice of the Peace for Westmoreland County Virginia. 26 April 1769

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(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) [BACON, REVEREND THOMAS.] Two Sermons Preached to a Congregation of Black Slaves at the Parish Church of S.P i

Lot 4: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) [BACON, REVEREND THOMAS.] Two Sermons Preached to a Congregation of Black Slaves at the Parish Church of S.P i

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Description: A GREAT RARITY (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) [BACON, REVEREND THOMAS.] Two Sermons Preached to a Congregation of Black Slaves at the Parish Church of S.P in the Province of Maryland. By an American Pastor. 71, [i] pages. 12mo, later marbled wrappers with printed label on the upper cover; paper toned; a couple of leaves closely cropped but with no loss of text. London: Rivington, 1782

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(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) BOONE, SQUIRE. Autograph Document Signed,

Lot 5: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) BOONE, SQUIRE. Autograph Document Signed, "Squire Boone," selling a male slave to Marsham Brashear for £200.

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Description: A "COUNTRY BORN" NEGRO (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) BOONE, SQUIRE. Autograph Document Signed, "Squire Boone," selling a male slave to Marsham Brashear for £200. 1 page, 4to. Toned at folds with some marginal wear, reinforced with paper on portions of verso. Lincoln County, 27 January 1783

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(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--NEW YORK.) Early New York Manuscript Slave Sale Document, wherein James Mathews of New Cornwall, New York sells

Lot 6: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--NEW YORK.) Early New York Manuscript Slave Sale Document, wherein James Mathews of New Cornwall, New York sells

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Description: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--NEW YORK.) Early New York Manuscript Slave Sale Document, wherein James Mathews of New Cornwall, New York sells Hannah Townsend "a Certain negro wench named Rachel about twenty six years with her wearing apparel." Single folio leaf, written on one side and docketed on the reverse. Signed by Mathews and witnesses, with original wax seal. New Cornwall, 1788

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(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--RHODE ISLAND ANTI-SLAVERY SOCIETY.) Constitution of a Society for Abolishing the Slave Trade with Several Acts

Lot 7: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--RHODE ISLAND ANTI-SLAVERY SOCIETY.) Constitution of a Society for Abolishing the Slave Trade with Several Acts

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Description: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--RHODE ISLAND ANTI-SLAVERY SOCIETY.) Constitution of a Society for Abolishing the Slave Trade with Several Acts of the Legislatures of the States of Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island, for that Purpose. 19 pages. 8vo, lacking the original plain wrappers; damp-stain running throughout; small, early ink "jotting" on title page and rear cover. Providence: John Carter, 1789

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(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) VINDEX [PAINE, THOMAS.] Old Truths and Established Facts, Being an Answer to a Very New Pamphlet Indeed * A Ve

Lot 8: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) VINDEX [PAINE, THOMAS.] Old Truths and Established Facts, Being an Answer to a Very New Pamphlet Indeed * A Ve

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Description: THOMAS PAINE ADDRESSES THE PRO-SLAVERS (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) VINDEX [PAINE, THOMAS.] Old Truths and Established Facts, Being an Answer to a Very New Pamphlet Indeed * A Very New Pamphlet Indeed, being the Truth: Addressed top the People at Large. . . Two pamphlets : 13, [3 blank] pages; 15 pages, appearing in a complete copy of "The Critical Review" in its original wrappers. Both pamphlets in their original state without publisher's imprint. Uniform 8vo's, self-wrappers. London, 1792

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(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--BRAZIL.)

Lot 9: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--BRAZIL.) "Ley em que se accrescentao as penas impostas contra os mulatos, e pretos escravos do Brasil, que usar

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Description: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--BRAZIL.) "Ley em que se accrescentao as penas impostas contra os mulatos, e pretos escravos do Brasil, que usarem de armas prohibidas. (Law, prohibiting the possession of knives and other arms by mulato and black slaves.) Single small folio leaf, printed on both sides, signed in type REY. (King); small ink number at the top of the page; later plain paper covers.a virtually pristine copy./span Lisbon, January 24, 1756

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(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) Pair of wrought-iron

Lot 10: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) Pair of wrought-iron "Middle Passage" slave shackles.

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Description: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) Pair of wrought-iron "Middle Passage" slave shackles. Overall length 11-1/2 inches, with the apertures for the wrists approximately 3-1/4 inches each; heavy, but smooth oxidation to the surface from having been in sea water for a considerable time. Africa, circa late 18th to mid-nineteenth century

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(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) Wrought iron slave collar.

Lot 11: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) Wrought iron slave collar.

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Description: EXCEDINGLY RARE (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) Wrought iron slave collar. Two pieces of semi-circular hand-wrought iron, joined together by a fixed "hook-and-eye." At each end of the two pieces is another "hook-and-eye" into which is fitted a primitive but effective locking mechanism; the outer surface of the two pieces has been incised with a repeating semi-circular design. Mississippi, circa 1800-1850

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(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) Miniature pair of shackles, used as a protective

Lot 12: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) Miniature pair of shackles, used as a protective "amulet" by the Lobi tribe of West Africa.

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Description: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) Miniature pair of shackles, used as a protective "amulet" by the Lobi tribe of West Africa. "Lost wax" bronze casting , 2.8 x 2.5 cm; good smooth dark patina. Ghana, 18th to 19th century

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(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--SLAVE CULTURE.) Antique American burl bowl, incised with African designs along the lip.

Lot 13: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--SLAVE CULTURE.) Antique American burl bowl, incised with African designs along the lip.

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Description: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--SLAVE CULTURE.) Antique American burl bowl, incised with African designs along the lip. Burl bowl, possibly pecan, 16 inches in diameter; wide (1-1/8 inch) lip with repeating African design; two old metal 'patches', lovely old patina. Mississippi, circa late 18th, early 19th century

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(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--SLAVE CULTURE, CRAFT.) Slave made wooden cradle.

Lot 14: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--SLAVE CULTURE, CRAFT.) Slave made wooden cradle.

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Description: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--SLAVE CULTURE, CRAFT.) Slave made wooden cradle. 40 x 16 inches; some wear along all edges consistent with age; warm patina. South Carolina, circa first quarter 19th century

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(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--COLONIAL MASSACHUSETTS.) Manuscript slave sale document, wherein J. Ackley of Boston sells a Negro boy named Ge

Lot 15: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--COLONIAL MASSACHUSETTS.) Manuscript slave sale document, wherein J. Ackley of Boston sells a Negro boy named Ge

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Description: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--COLONIAL MASSACHUSETTS.) Manuscript slave sale document, wherein J. Ackley of Boston sells a Negro boy named George to Increase Sumner of Roxbury for the sum of eighteen pounds. Single 4toleaf, written on one side and docketed on the reverse as "Sale of Jack"; Signed by Ackley and witnesses, Wm. Bant and Samuel Swift. Boston, 1762

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(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--NEW JERSEY.) Early New Jersey Manuscript Slave Sale Document, wherein Henry H. Hopper of Bergen County, New Jer

Lot 16: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--NEW JERSEY.) Early New Jersey Manuscript Slave Sale Document, wherein Henry H. Hopper of Bergen County, New Jer

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Description: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--NEW JERSEY.) Early New Jersey Manuscript Slave Sale Document, wherein Henry H. Hopper of Bergen County, New Jersey sells Cornelius Leyer (?) "a Negro Wench Named Phill, aged twenty-seven years together with one Negro male child, named Joe, aged six years and one Negro female child named Mais, aged eighteen months." Large folio sheet, folded to form four large 4to pages, written on two sides and docketed on the last. Signed by two witnesses, Hopper signed with an "X." Bergen County, New Jersey, 1793

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Lot 17: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) WILLIAMS, BENJAMIN. Autograph manuscript bill of sale for a Negro girl named Bett, signed by Benjamin Williams

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Description: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) WILLIAMS, BENJAMIN. Autograph manuscript bill of sale for a Negro girl named Bett, signed by Benjamin Williams, twice governor of North Carolina. Single 4to leaf, written on one side and docketed on the reverse; old cello-tape repairs with dark vertical and horizontal marks. Signed by Williams and two witnesses. Bertie County, 1795

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(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--NEW YORK STATE.) Manuscript Last Will and Testament of Thomas Jansen of Shawangunk, New York.

Lot 18: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--NEW YORK STATE.) Manuscript Last Will and Testament of Thomas Jansen of Shawangunk, New York.

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Description: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--NEW YORK STATE.) Manuscript Last Will and Testament of Thomas Jansen of Shawangunk, New York. Sewn quire of 12 pages folio, written on 7 sides in a neat cursive hand. Shawangunk, Ulster County, 1796

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(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--NEW YORK.) Early New York Manuscript Slave Sale Document, wherein Moses Carpenter of Warrick in Orange County,

Lot 19: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--NEW YORK.) Early New York Manuscript Slave Sale Document, wherein Moses Carpenter of Warrick in Orange County,

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Description: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--NEW YORK.) Early New York Manuscript Slave Sale Document, wherein Moses Carpenter of Warrick in Orange County, New York, sells Peter Townsend a "Negro Man named John, about forty-four years of age, with his wearing apparel." Large folio sheet, folded to form four tall 4to pages, written on one side and docketed on the last. Warrick, Orange County, New York, 1798

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(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--NURSING.) ”To Negro Jude for nursing the smallpocks (sic) at Mr. Knights for 25 days. . .

Lot 20: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--NURSING.) ”To Negro Jude for nursing the smallpocks (sic) at Mr. Knights for 25 days. . .

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Description: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--NURSING.) 'To Negro Jude for nursing the smallpocks (sic) at Mr. Knights for 25 days. . . Small piece of paper, written on both sides, witnessed and signed by Mr. Knight, and by Jude with an 'X.' Baltimore, 1798

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(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.)

Lot 21: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) "The Tyrant Reproved by His Slave." Manuscript "Anecdote, Communicated by a Sailor."

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Description: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) "The Tyrant Reproved by His Slave." Manuscript "Anecdote, Communicated by a Sailor." Single Small 4to leaf of laid paper, torn from the end-paper of an early book. No place, circa 1750-1800

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Lot 22: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--NEW YORK STATE.) TEN EYCK, JOHN. Indenture of a nine year old Negro girl named Nan for a period of nine years.

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Description: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--NEW YORK STATE.) TEN EYCK, JOHN. Indenture of a nine year old Negro girl named Nan for a period of nine years. Single folio leaf, written on one side and docketed on the verso. Curiously, this document is marked "Sealed and delivered in the presence of" with the original seal intact, but no signatures. Town of Coeymans, Albany County, New York, 1806

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(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--NEW YORK.) “Personally appeared before me the Subscriber. . .

Lot 23: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--NEW YORK.) “Personally appeared before me the Subscriber. . ." David Cock, a black man. Manuscript document a “

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Description: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--NEW YORK.) 'Personally appeared before me the Subscriber. . ." David Cock, a black man. Manuscript document a 'Recognizance Bond' for siring a bastard child. Small 4to, 8-1/4 x 8 inches, docketed on the reverse. Signed by the Justice, Solomon Wooden. Queens County, New York, 1807

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(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--NEW YORK STATE.) A Book to Record the Age of Children that are born of Slaves for the Year 1806, For the Town o

Lot 24: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--NEW YORK STATE.) A Book to Record the Age of Children that are born of Slaves for the Year 1806, For the Town o

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Description: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--NEW YORK STATE.) A Book to Record the Age of Children that are born of Slaves for the Year 1806, For the Town of Farmington. Sewn small 8vo quire of 16 manuscript pages, written on 8 pages, titled on the first page. Farmington, New York, 1806

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(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) To the Sheriff of Warren County. A Warrant to Arrest

Lot 25: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) To the Sheriff of Warren County. A Warrant to Arrest "Jesse Mason, (a man of Colour) for deserting his Wife &

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Description: SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) To the Sheriff of Warren County. A Warrant to Arrest "Jesse Mason, (a man of Colour) for deserting his Wife & Children and for cohabiting with a slave." Partially Printed Document, accomplished by hand. Single sheet, 6-1/4 x 8-1/4 inches, printed on both sides with docketing on the reverse. Warren County, N.C., 4 August, 1809

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(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--NEW YORK.) Three Certificates of Freedom, for Peter Garritson and Benjaman Davis.

Lot 26: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--NEW YORK.) Three Certificates of Freedom, for Peter Garritson and Benjaman Davis.

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Description: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--NEW YORK.) Three Certificates of Freedom, for Peter Garritson and Benjaman Davis. Three partially printed documents, accomplished by hand; two of them for one person. Each approximately 6-1/2 x 8-1/2 inches; some splits, and wear along the edges. Signed by Peter Mesier. should be seen/span New York City, 1811

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(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--MANUSCRIPT DOCUMENT.) ”Black Sam’s Pass,” manuscript pass for a Freeman, named Sam Johns.

Lot 27: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--MANUSCRIPT DOCUMENT.) ”Black Sam’s Pass,” manuscript pass for a Freeman, named Sam Johns.

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Description: HE IS A GOOD, HARDWORKING HONEST INDUSTRIOUS FELLOW (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--MANUSCRIPT DOCUMENT.) 'Black Sam's Pass,' manuscript pass for a Freeman, named Sam Johns. 4to sheet, signed by three justicess. Ohio, 1811

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(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) SIMPSON, COLONEL JOHN. A True and Perfect Inventory of the Goods, Chattel and Personal Estate of Colonel John

Lot 28: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) SIMPSON, COLONEL JOHN. A True and Perfect Inventory of the Goods, Chattel and Personal Estate of Colonel John

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Description: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) SIMPSON, COLONEL JOHN. A True and Perfect Inventory of the Goods, Chattel and Personal Estate of Colonel John Simpson, Late of Belfast in the District of Laurens, Deceased. . . Four long folio leaves, sewn; written in ledger form with appraised values in a column to the right. Laurens County, South Carolina, 1816

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(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--NEW JERSEY.) Group of five early nineteenth century manuscript slave sale documents.

Lot 29: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--NEW JERSEY.) Group of five early nineteenth century manuscript slave sale documents.

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Description: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--NEW JERSEY.) Group of five early nineteenth century manuscript slave sale documents. Four folio leaves and one 4to leaf. condition varies, should be seen/span Bergen County, New Jersey, 1804-1818

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(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--LOUISIANA.) Samuel Sprigg of Ohio County in the State of Virginia, sells a

Lot 30: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--LOUISIANA.) Samuel Sprigg of Ohio County in the State of Virginia, sells a "negress" slave named Dackey to Mich

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Description: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--LOUISIANA.) Samuel Sprigg of Ohio County in the State of Virginia, sells a "negress" slave named Dackey to Michel Dorado Bringier of Saint James Parish for the sum of five hundred twenty dollars. Partially printed slave sale document accomplished by hand. Folio leaf; folded vertically and horizontally, with partial tears at the folds; signed by the notary with his blind-stamped seal. New Orleans, 13 April, 1822

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(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.)

Lot 31: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) "A Good Likeness of Sancho a Negro."

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Description: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) "A Good Likeness of Sancho a Negro." A woodcut (2 x 1-1/8 inches) with a five inch long description in an advertisement for a runaway slave appearing in the Columbian Sentinel for October 7, 1807. Four pages folio, removed from a larger volume. Boston, 1807

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(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--MARYLAND.) 100 Dollars REWARD.

Lot 32: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--MARYLAND.) 100 Dollars REWARD.

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Description: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--MARYLAND.) 100 Dollars REWARD. Letterpress runaway slave poster, 8-5/8 x 9-7/8 inches, printed on laid paper; contemporary ink notation at the bottom: 'paid 3.50 to me.' Maryland, 1825

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(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) The Mears Family Bible.

Lot 33: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) The Mears Family Bible.

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Description: RECORDS THE BIRTH & DEATHS OF BOTH MASTERS & SLAVE FAMILIES (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) The Mears Family Bible. The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments. Large, thick 4to, contemporary full calf, recased. Enclosed in a specially made clamshell box, in which there is a separate compartment housing a number of pieces of family poetry, photographs etc found in the Bible. Philadelphia: Kimber and Sharpless, circa 1820's

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Lot 34: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) FRANKLIN AND ARMFIELD, SLAVE DEALERS. Manuscript ship's manifest for 92 slaves, with a signed, sworn statemen

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Description: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) FRANKLIN AND ARMFIELD, SLAVE DEALERS. Manuscript ship's manifest for 92 slaves, with a signed, sworn statement by John Armfield, the ship's co-owner and Joseph Moore, ship's master, to the effect that the slaves were not imported into the U.S. after January 1st, 1808. Large folio leaf, folded to form four pages, written on all sides; creases where folded. Signed additionally by the Port of Alexandria's Collector. Port of Alexandria, Virginia, October, 1833

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(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) BOURNE, GEORGE. Picture of Slavery in the United States of America.

Lot 35: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) BOURNE, GEORGE. Picture of Slavery in the United States of America.

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Description: GRAPHIC ILLUSTRATIONS (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) BOURNE, GEORGE. Picture of Slavery in the United States of America. Frontispiece and ten additional engravings. Frontispiece, [iv]-180, [appendix] 182-227 pp., [i], index. Small 8vo, early blue coated laid paper wrappers. Middletown Ct; Edwin Hunt, 1834

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Lot 36: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--LOUISIANA.) Official receipt for the purchase of two Negro Slaves names Sally and Mary.

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Description: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--LOUISIANA.) Official receipt for the purchase of two Negro Slaves names Sally and Mary. Partially printed check-sized document, accomplished by hand. Richmond, Va, Aug, 1835

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(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--TENNESSEE.) Partially printed document, accomplished by hand addressed to the Sheriff of Henry County:

Lot 37: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--TENNESSEE.) Partially printed document, accomplished by hand addressed to the Sheriff of Henry County: "You are

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Description: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--TENNESSEE.) Partially printed document, accomplished by hand addressed to the Sheriff of Henry County: "You are hereby commanded. Single 4to page warrant for the arrest of William B Martin for beating a slave belonging to Alexander H Kane; creases where folded; docketed on the reverse. Small archival paper repair. Henry County, 1837

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(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION---RELIGION.) [NEWCOMB, HARVEY, SUPPOSED AUTHOR.] The

Lot 38: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION---RELIGION.) [NEWCOMB, HARVEY, SUPPOSED AUTHOR.] The "Negro Pew:" Being and Inquiry Concerning the Propriety of

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Description: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--RELIGION.) [NEWCOMB, HARVEY, SUPPOSED AUTHOR.] The "Negro Pew:" Being and Inquiry Concerning the Propriety of Distinctions in the House of God. 108 pages. Small 8vo, original cloth-backed glazed yellow boards with decoratively printed label on the upper cover; very light rubbing to the tips. Boston: Knapp, 1837

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(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) The Anti-Slavery Record, Volume I, No's 1 through 12 * The Anti-Slavery Manual by Rev. La Roy Sunderland.

Lot 39: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) The Anti-Slavery Record, Volume I, No's 1 through 12 * The Anti-Slavery Manual by Rev. La Roy Sunderland.

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Description: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) The Anti-Slavery Record, Volume I, No's 1 through 12 * The Anti-Slavery Manual by Rev. La Roy Sunderland. 12mo. Together three volumes. 17 woodcut headpieces in the first 2 volumes. Original publisher's cloth; some wear and staining, should be seen/span New York, 1836-1837

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Lot 40: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) GREEN, DUFF. Autograph Manuscript Receipt of $300 from John Brown [?difficult to decipher] "being the sum for

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Description: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) GREEN, DUFF. Autograph Manuscript Receipt of $300 from John Brown [?difficult to decipher] "being the sum for which I have agreed to manumit his wife, my servant girl Jane, and I promise to execute the proper deed of manumission at my earliest convenience." Signed "Duff Green." Small sheet of paper (5 x 8 inches), written on both sides, with a receipt dated a day later for the sale of the slave to someone else. [Washington?], 10th and 11th December, 1838

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(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--AMERICAN ANTI-SLAVERY SOCIETY.) The American Anti-Slavery Almanac for 1839. Volume 1, no. 4.

Lot 41: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--AMERICAN ANTI-SLAVERY SOCIETY.) The American Anti-Slavery Almanac for 1839. Volume 1, no. 4.

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Description: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--AMERICAN ANTI-SLAVERY SOCIETY.) The American Anti-Slavery Almanac for 1839. Volume 1, no. 4. Woodcut vignettes. 48 pages. Small 8vo, original pictorial woodcut wrappers; very light wear. New York and Boston, 1838

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(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--AMERICAN ANTI-SLAVERY SOCIETY.) Amerikanischer Unabhangigkeits=Kalender fur das Jahr nach Christi Geburt, 1840.

Lot 42: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--AMERICAN ANTI-SLAVERY SOCIETY.) Amerikanischer Unabhangigkeits=Kalender fur das Jahr nach Christi Geburt, 1840.

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Description: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--AMERICAN ANTI-SLAVERY SOCIETY.) Amerikanischer Unabhangigkeits=Kalender fur das Jahr nach Christi Geburt, 1840. (Anti-Slavery Almanac for 1840). Illustrated with woodcut vignettes. 30 unnumbered pages; 8vo, original woodcut wrappers; corners worn; spine repaired and re-sewn at an early date with marbled paper; some foxing. Philadelphia: G.F. Stollmeyer, 1839

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(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) [SLAVE SALE BROADSIDE]. Administrator's Sale. . .On Tuesday, the Eighteenth of May Next to the highest bidder

Lot 42A: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) [SLAVE SALE BROADSIDE]. Administrator's Sale. . .On Tuesday, the Eighteenth of May Next to the highest bidder

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Description: A DETAILED SLAVE SALE BROADSIDE. (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) [SLAVE SALE BROADSIDE]. Administrator's Sale. . .On Tuesday, the Eighteenth of May Next to the highest bidder. . .at the Elliston Plantation. . .Slaves, To wit:" There follows a list of over 150 slaves, by name, with remarks, "with child" etc. Single large folio leaf, 21- 1/2 x 15-1/2 inches; printed in a variety of typefaces; matted with two manuscript fragments from the administrator's office relating to this sale. Adams County, Mississippi, 1841

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(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--RUNAWAY SLAVE.)

Lot 43: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--RUNAWAY SLAVE.) "You are Commanded that you have the body of Joe Cornish, a Negro man."

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Description: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--RUNAWAY SLAVE.) "You are Commanded that you have the body of Joe Cornish, a Negro man." Partially printed document accomplished by hand. 4to leaf, creases where folded 4 times to form usual docket, written on one side with docketing on the reverse. Signed by Adams County, Mississippi, 1843

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(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--AMISTAD CAPTIVES.) Group of ninety-one letters written by Charlotte Cowles to her bother Samuel, with three let

Lot 44: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--AMISTAD CAPTIVES.) Group of ninety-one letters written by Charlotte Cowles to her bother Samuel, with three let

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Description: EXTRAORDINARY (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--AMISTAD CAPTIVES.) Group of ninety-one letters written by Charlotte Cowles to her bother Samuel, with three letters from Samuel to Charlotte. Almost entirely 4to's average 1-1/2 as many as 3 or 4 pages; condition generally very good with only two or three with any significant damage. Farmington, and Hartford, CT, 1833-1846

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(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) BARBER, JOHN W. A History of the Amistad Captives: Being a Circumstantial Account of the Capture of the Spanis

Lot 45: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) BARBER, JOHN W. A History of the Amistad Captives: Being a Circumstantial Account of the Capture of the Spanis

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Description: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) BARBER, JOHN W. A History of the Amistad Captives: Being a Circumstantial Account of the Capture of the Spanish Schooner Amistad, the Africans on Board; their Voyage, and Capture, near Long Island, New York; with Biographical Sketches of each of the Surviving Africans, Also an Account of the Trials, had on their Case before the District and Circuit Courts of the United States, for the District of Connecticut. Large (18-1/2 inch) folding hand-colored frontispiece, small map and additional illustrations, including 38 engraved profiles of the captives. 32 pages. 8vo, original plain pink wrappers, very lightly worn. an exceptionally tall, untrimmed copy/span New Haven: E.L. & J.W. Barber, 1840

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(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--AMISTAD CAPTIVES.) Cinque, The Chief of the Amistad Captives.

Lot 46: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--AMISTAD CAPTIVES.) Cinque, The Chief of the Amistad Captives.

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Description: A CLASSIC PORTRAIT (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--AMISTAD CAPTIVES.) Cinque, The Chief of the Amistad Captives. Mezzotint engraving, 12-3/8 x 9-1/4 (image size 9-1/4 x 7-1/2) inches by John Sartain after the original painting by N. Jocelyn; professionally conserved and backed with archival paper. Philadelphia: Sartain, 1841

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(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) GARRISON, WILLIAM LLOYD. Autograph Letter Signed to

Lot 47: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) GARRISON, WILLIAM LLOYD. Autograph Letter Signed to "Dear Friend," Elwood Evans.

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Description: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) GARRISON, WILLIAM LLOYD. Autograph Letter Signed to "Dear Friend," Elwood Evans. Single page, dated Boston, March 23, 1847, addressed by Garrison and bearing a red post office cancel from Boston. Boston, 1847

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(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--ALABAMA.) Manuscript appraisal of the estate of Maria L. Hogan, together with a detailed appraisal of all of he

Lot 48: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--ALABAMA.) Manuscript appraisal of the estate of Maria L. Hogan, together with a detailed appraisal of all of he

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Description: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--ALABAMA.) Manuscript appraisal of the estate of Maria L. Hogan, together with a detailed appraisal of all of her 41 slaves. Two long folio sheets, joined together; sealing wax seal with signatures of appraisers, magistrate and witnesses. Marengo County, Alabama, 1848

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Lot 49: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) Partially printed receipt, accomplished by hand for the sale of a slave named Isaac.

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Description: (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) Partially printed receipt, accomplished by hand for the sale of a slave named Isaac. Bank draft sized receipt with engraved border, dated Richmond. July 27, 1850

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