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Archives & Manuscripts

New-York Society for Promoting the Manumission of Slaves, and Protecting Such of Them as Have Been, or May Be Liberated, list of members

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-212

Abstract

Contains a membership list providing names, addresses, and year joined. Also a statement of the number of Africans and their descendants who had been freed and the number attending the free school in New York City, 1791-1814. The list was kept by Isaac T. Hopper.

Dates

  • 1787-1827

Creator

Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for research use.

Biographical / Historical

Abolition society organized 1785 in New York City. Alexander Hamilton was one of the founders, and many of its members were Quakers.

Extent

.1 Linear Feet (.1 linear feet (1 vol.))

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--New York Yearly Meeting. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1997.
Description rules
Archives, Personal Papers, And Manuscripts (Appm)
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

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