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Slavery.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1083
Abstract

This collection consists of a small handwritten account book with entries from 1827 through 1840 by an unknown author.

Dates: 1827-1840

Andrew Gray Indenture

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0541
Abstract

An indenture for Andrew Glave, an enslaved man, to Mordecai Lewis of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania dated October 15, 1794. At the bottom of the document is an added handwritten note by Joseph Lewis, dated December 20, 1800, stating that Andrew Gray is granted his freedom.

Dates: 1794 October 15

Lewis Dolino Tax Record

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2760
Abstract

The Lewis Dolino Tax Record, 1841, is a record for county, school, and road taxes in Mobile, Alabama. The one-page tax form allows calculation for taxation on enslaved children under ten years of age, enslaved people between ten and sixty years of age, poll tax, pleasure carriage, horses, gold watch, metal clock, and wood clock.

Dates: 1841

Slavery Poems

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3617
Abstract This collection includes three poems, on two separate documents. "The Fred Douglas Scandal" (sic) was written by F. Poindexter of Waynesville, North Carolina and concerns his disdain for the North Carolina legislature’s decision to honor Frederick Douglass but to ignore Bob Lee. "The Slave’s Lamentation," by F.B. refers to Washington, D.C.’s failure to help enslaved individuals because they had been "gag’d by Atherton" and praises the fact that Warren fell for the cause of slavery. "The...
Dates: circa 1848