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Article from an unknown publication discussing enslaved people in the census, 1801.

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Title

Article from an unknown publication discussing enslaved people in the census, 1801.

Description

An article from an unknown newspaper publication, dated 1801. There is an article that discusses the most recent census, which included the number of enslaved people and the number of free people of color in each state. There is also a note that writes, "Matthew Flournoy offers reward for Sam Ewel," also dated 1801.

Source

Manuscript Collection, Bullitt Family Papers, The Filson Historical Society

Publisher

The Filson Historical Society, Special Collections

Date

Contributor

Johansen, Emma

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Identifier

Mss_A_B937c-3300ovsz

Citation

Matthew Flournoy, “Article from an unknown publication discussing enslaved people in the census, 1801.,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed July 25, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/3373.

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