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Travels through the states of North America, and the provinces of upper and lower Canada, during the years 1795, 1796, and 1797.
Includes view of the natural Rock Bridge, houses, conditions of the enslaved peoples,the land, cultivating tobacco, lower classes of people in Virginia, unhealthy apperances, the Shenandoa Valley, German immigratnts, landscapes, military titles that…

An Outline of the History of the Church in the State of Kentucky, During a Period of Forty Years
Contains memoirs of Rev. David Rice, and sketches of the origin and present state of particular churches, and of the lives and labors of a number of men who were eminent and useful in their day. Of special interests by David Rice are, "An Apistle to…

Alexander Blair, deed of emancipation, 7 July 1828
At a court held for the County of Woodford at the Court House in Versailles, 7th July 1828, an instrument of writing from Alexander Blair by which he manumitted Sam, a man he enslaved, and which was produced and acknowledged by the said Blair to be…

Letter from George Corlis to John Corlis, 24 March 1816

George writes to his father that he had found a slave who was well known and respected in the neighborhood. He purchased him for $525 and was "fortunate" to get him. He expresses his desire to find one more slave. He notes this is a duplicate of a 14…

Hiring out agreement for an African-American family, 31 December 1821
A one year hiring out agreement for an African-American family (Harry, Fanny, and Isaac) for $115. The agreement specifies the clothing required to be provided for the family.

Involuntary, unmerited, perpetual, absolute, hereditary slavery, examined, 1808

Involuntary, unmerited, perpetual, absolute, hereditary slavery examined on the principles of nature, reason, justice, policy, and scripture.

Receipt for African American enslaved person, 11 March 1816
Receipt for the sale of an African American enslaved man named Charles for $525 to Robert Sanders dated 11 March 1816.