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Slave trade

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Barclay Shipping Ledger

Identifier: Ms-2023-036

The Barclay Shipping Ledger from Norfolk, Virginia, covers shipments going through Virginia from 1847-1878. The ledger includes records of auctioneers of enslaved persons.

Dates: 1847 - 1878

Slaveship "Elizabeth" Records

Identifier: Ms-1974-001

The Slaveship "Elizabeth" Records contain six manuscript pages concerning the trafficking of 324 guinea enslaved persons to M. de Fleurian by Captain Audebert of the Navire l'Elizabet de la Rochelle in St. Dominique in 1750. The pages also concern the sale of indigo and unrefined sugar. They are written in French and cover the period 7 April to 5 June 1750.

Dates: 1750