Emancipation Papers of Lewis, A Negro Slave (January 6, 1806)

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Title

Emancipation Papers of Lewis, A Negro Slave (January 6, 1806)

Subject

slavery, emancipation

Description

The emancipation papers of Lewis, a slave formerly owned by William Hillhouse of New Haven, CT. The document is signed by William Hillhouse, civil authorities, and witnesses to the event, which happened on a Monday, January 6, 1806.

Source

Yale University Archives

Contributor

Cedrick May

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Date Added
August 17, 2013
Collection
Hillhouse Family Papers Collection
Item Type
Document
Citation
“Emancipation Papers of Lewis, A Negro Slave (January 6, 1806),” Early Transatlantic Writing Project, accessed June 22, 2018, http://transatlanticwriting.com/items/show/15.
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