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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
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.

Extent

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

Biographical / Historical

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

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)

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