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Slave trade -- United States -- History.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Alex Haley Papers

Identifier: MS-1888

This collection houses manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, cassette tapes, videotapes, trial transcripts, and other materials documenting Alex Haley's literary career. Of particular interest are those materials showing Haley's Roots and the subsequent plagiarism trials related to the book.

Dates: 1870-1991

Andrew Gray Indenture

Identifier: MS-0541

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