Early Transatlantic Writing Project
Life in the Early Atlantic World
This letter describes the sale of a family of slaves by Maud C. Fentress. The letter includes the dollar amount paid for the slaves as well as the anticipated future value of the slaves.
bill of sale, Civil War, family, Negro, Slaves
New Poem By Jupiter Hammon (1786) This poem by the slave-poet, Jupiter Hammon, was discovered in the archives of Yale University libraries in 2011-2012. It has recently been…
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