• Slave tag

    Lafar, John Joseph, 1781-1849 (creator)

    Diamond shaped tag with inscription: CHARLESTON/626/PORTER/1829

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  • 1830 Aggregate Census of Madison County

    United States Census Bureau

    This is a transcribed copy of the 1830 federal census of Madison County. The page this was taken from lists every county that existed in Illinois in 1830; this copy only lists Madison County. It inclu…

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  • Letter (April 2, 1807)

    Wilberforce, William, 1759-1833

    Included with a file of correspondence by William Wilberforce, 1807-1827

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  • Eph Peters, or, The scout of the Mohawk Valley

    Hamilton, W. J., 1843-1892

    by W.J. Hamilton. Illustrated paper cover in color. Later edition published under title: Eph, the mimic spy. "September 16, 1879"--Johannsen, Albert. Beadle and Adams and its dime and nickel novels.

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  • 1854-01-04 Lenox MA

    Davis, Sarah W

    Lenox MA January 4 1854 (AL 5) GW-SWD Page 1 of 4 Not for publication, reproduction, sale, or release to other persons or institutions without the express written permission of the archive which holds…

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  • Portrait of John Jones

    Darling, Aaron E. (artist)

    Oil on canvas.

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  • John Brown's commemorative medal

    Wurden, Jean, 1807-1874 (artist)

    Medal of bronze.

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  • The two guards

    Iron, N. C. (Nathaniel Colchester)

    by N.C. Iron. Cover reads no. 152, but is actually no. 142. "April 27, 1880"--Johannsen, Albert. Beadle and Adams and its dime and nickel novels. Illustrated paper cover in color. Cover illustration e…

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  • Letter (May 4, 1812), page 2

    Wilberforce, William, 1759-1833

    Included with a file of correspondence by William Wilberforce, 1807-1827

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  • 1841-02-06 Union SC

    Curtis, Elizabeth Colton

    Union SC February 6 1841 (WMS C) ECC-SWD Page 1 of 4 Not for publication, reproduction, sale, or release to other persons or institutions without the express written permission of the archive which ho…

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  • Royal Warrant, September 23, 1817, signed by George IV

    George IV, King of Great Britain, 1762-1830, Canning, George, 1770-1827

    From the folder containing "Royal Warrants - appointing John T. Williams Commissary Judge at the Settlement of Sierra Leone in accordance with the Treaties signed by the Netherlands, Spain, and Portug…

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  • Letter to John Clarkson, June 26, 1792

    From the folder containing "Letters from Freetown Settlers - petitions, complains, and requests addressed to the Governor, 1792-1793".

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  • Letter (August 25, 1808), pages 1, 4

    Wilberforce, William, 1759-1833

    Page 4 is on the left of the image. Page 1 is on the right. Included with a file of correspondence by William Wilberforce, 1807-1827.

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  • Sierra Leone Company advertisement

    Included with a file of broadsides, terms of agreement, ship charter, certificates of land grant and proposed plans for towns, 1791

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  • Letter to John Clarkson, August 24, 1792

    From the folder containing "Letters from Freetown Settlers - petitions, complains, and requests addressed to the Governor, 1792-1793".

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  • Eph, the mimic spy, or, The Frenchman's doom

    Hamilton, W. J., 1843-1892

    by W. J. Hamilton. Title from page 2. Printed in double columns. "May 25, 1889."--Caption. Johannsen, A. House of Beadle and Adams and its dime and nickel novels, volume 1, page 337, no. 267.

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  • Elijah Lovejoy's printing press

    Frame of printing press. Painted black. Thick coil (L:5.5') on one side. Two parallel anvil like bars on bottom of frame. Frame is supported by two pairs of legs on either side and has three grooves e…

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  • Maum Guinea, or, Christmas among the slaves

    Victor, Metta Victoria Fuller, 1831-1885

    by Mrs. M. V. Victor. "June 5, 1876."--Johannsen, A. House of Beadle and Adams and its dime and nickel novels, volume 1, page 186, no. 12. Illustrated paper wrappers in color. Johannsen, A. House of B…

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  • 1851-07-08 Elkton MD

    Davis, David

    Elkton MD July 8 1851 (IHPA) DD-SWD Page 1 of 4 Not for publication, reproduction, sale, or release to other persons or institutions without the express written permission of the archive which holds t…

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  • Character of the settlers

    From the folder containing "Reports - Description of the sailing from Halifax, Nova Scotia; list of Methodists and Baptists among the settlers; reports of the early days of the Freetown settlement, 17…

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