Slaves--New York (State)--New York; Slavery--New York (State)--New York
Receipt for the sale of "a certain black man named Joe" from Joseph Houston, Junior, and Charles J. Guion of New York City to Peter G. Hart. Document specifies that after a period of four years, Joe will be freed. Signed by witness Benjamin Hart.
Receipt for "one barrel of rum" from Stephen Deblois and Gordon Dickson of Newport [Rhode Island] to be taken on the Brig Bandywine by William Wiley for sale in Africa [possibly for slaves]. Signed by witness Henry Castoff.
Slaves--New York (State)--Albany; Slavery--New York (State)--Albany
Bill of sale for "a certain negro man named Robert Harrison" from John J. Roff of Colonie, Albany County [New York] to Gerrit W. Van Schaick of Albany [New York]. Document specifies that Harrison will remain in Van Schaick's service until May 1,...
Two-page account of "negro sales" taken from the Brig Marian, Captained by George Lawton from Africa. Includes names of purchasers, number of slaves purchased, and total cost. Many slaves listed as "dead."
Bill of sale for a slave named Emelye [Emilie?] from Mr. Fonttain [Founttain?] to Mr. Borgellas of Port-au-Prince [Haiti]. Followed by bill of sale for same slave, Emelye, to Mr. Laval from Mr. Borgellas, dated April 26, 1796.
Bill of sale for a "negro man named Castle" purchased by John Joyce [of Kingston, Jamaica] from Paul Phipps, who sold the slave on behalf of the Honorable Alexander Fullerton, Esquire [possibly of Philadelphia].
Reciept for cargo aboard the Brig Sally, including hogsheads and "gallons of rum the produce of America." Signed by William D. Wolf, master, and two witnesses, Thomas Biddall and W. Tower at the "Cape Coast Castle on the Coast of Africa."