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A slave auction at the south / from an original sketch by Theodore R. Davis.

African American men, women, and children being auctioned off in front of crowd of men.

A Slave-dealer and his customer in Africa

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This illustration shows a slave dealer making a deal with customers.

A Tour from Gibraltar to Tangier, Sallee, Mogodore, Santa Cruz, Tarudant; and Thence Over Mount Atlas to Morocco: Including a Particular Account of the Royal Harem, Etc

This account shows the medical beliefs in Morocco surrounding leprosy, particularly in the enslaved Moor population.

Abolition of the slave trade, or the man the master

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This resource is a political cartoon that shows the reversed rolls of the slave and master, showcasing the brutality of the slave master.

Abraham Lincoln and his Emancipation Proclamation

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Stylized text of the Emancipation Proclamation which was issued by Abraham Lincoln in 1863 and freed slaves in the Confederacy.

Captain Robert Mitchell

This volume contains information regarding a voyage of the ship Fox, a 146 ton brigantine that left Liverpool on March 8, 1774. The ship stopped first in the Cameroons, West Africa, where 148 African people were enslaved and brought aboard. The ship…

Cash! All person that have slaves to dispose of...

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This is a 19th century advertisement for the purchase of slaves.


All persons that have SLAVES to dispose of, will do well by giving me a call, as I will give the highest price for Men, Women, & Children. Any person that…

Duties of Christian Masters

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A book written and published in the United States right before the start of the Civil War about the duties of christian slave masters.

Excerpts from A Visit to the United States in 1841

These are excerpts from Joseph Sturge's book, A Visit to the United States in 1841, and they show what he saw on his visit to the United States. He promoted for the abolition of slavery in the U.S. especiallly after his visit.

London, April 18, 1766. A list of the East-India Company's ships. [London, 1766].

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East India Companies Slave Ships List 1766, on back list of slave names 1784/85.