New-York Society for Promoting the Manumission of Slaves, and Protecting Such of Them as Have Been, or May Be Liberated, list of members
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.
- Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 (Contributor, Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Abolition society organized 1785 in New York City. Alexander Hamilton was one of the founders, and many of its members were Quakers.
.1 Linear Feet (.1 linear feet (1 vol.))
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--New York Yearly Meeting. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1997.
- African Americans -- Education -- New York (State) -- New York
- Antislavery movements -- New York (State) -- New York
- Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804
- Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852
- New York (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs
- New-York Society for Promoting the Manumission of Slaves, and Protecting Such of Them as Have Been, or May Be Liberated
- Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York
- Slaves -- Emancipation -- United States -- Societies, etc.
- Language of description
- Script of description
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