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Slavery -- United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Abel D. Streight collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1266
Scope and Contents This collection includes certificates regarding Abel D. Streight's service in the U.S. Civil War, including as a brigadier general (1861-1871), a portrait of Streight, and a photocopied article from the Columbus, Indiana Evening Republican, dated January 2, 1880, entitled "Ringing Letter from Colonel Streight, What He Thinks of the Exodus," and was reprinted from the Logansport Journal regarding his thoughts on formerly...
Dates: 1861-1880

Fanny Hudelson collection

 Collection — Folder S1868
Identifier: S1868
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, documents and receipts of the Hudelson and Hinds families, including a bill of sale between John Jones and Samuel Hinds of Bourbon County, Kentucky for a "negro girl" (December 18, 1795); receipts of Francis and Elizabeth Hinds (1826-1849); a notice of transfer draft payable at the Branch of the Northern Bank of Kentucky at Louisville for $150,000 signed by Treasury Secretary Levi Woodbury (July 20, 1836); letters written by Francis I. Hudelson and sent...
Dates: 1795-1863, 1929

John Brown Dillon collection

 Collection
Identifier: L377
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of John B. Dillon’s historical notes on people and events relating to the early exploration and settlement of Indiana and the Old Northwest. Also included is a scrapbook of Dillon’s letters published in newspapers on the U.S. Civil War, the Republican Party, and Indiana history (1861–1876); letters to Dillon regarding the Historical Society, the Indiana Sanitary Fair (1864), and Dillon’s historical work; and a memorial by John Coburn on the life of John Brown...
Dates: 1859-1886

John Dillingham letter

 Collection — Folder S1840
Identifier: S1840
Scope and Contents This collection includes a letter written by John Dillingham at Cincinnati, Ohio and sent to Lemuel Bassett of Lee, Massachusetts. Written between April 20 and May 1, 1823, the letter comments on the reading society in Lee, family education in the absence of common schools, slavery, river travel by flatboat, and the increasing use of steamboats and the building of these vessels in Cincinnati. He also discusses Christianity and other related topics and mentions "Uncle Hyde" and later Dr. Hyde,...
Dates: 1823

Julia Deckard collection

 Collection — Folder S2238
Identifier: S2238
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of correspondence sent to General Frederick Haldimand, the governor-in-chief of Quebec province, including a March 10, 1784 letter sent by Johannes Decker asking for the return of his slave "Pompey," who was captured by Indians in New York and sold to a Monsieur Beaubin (Beaubien?) of L'Assomption; and 2 1781 letters written in French and signed by Rey, aide-de-camp to Colonel de la Balme. The correspondence was obtained by Julia Deckard presumably for...
Dates: 1781-1784

Richard Lew Dawson papers

 Collection
Identifier: L043
Scope and Contents This collection contains the papers of Richard Lew Dawson ranging from 1857 to 1921, including: drafts of his larger poetry and essay collections; original handwritten stories, poems and music; editorials and newspaper columns written by Dawson; and advertisements and programs from his speaking engagements. Also included in the collection is a series of newspaper articles regarding the history of the modern calendar, together with Dawson's own homemade perpetual calendar. The correspondence...
Dates: 1857-1921

Roberts Settlement collection

 Collection
Identifier: L176
Scope and Contents This collection is a photostat copy of the Library of Congress collection of the same name (MMC-1624). The collection includes correspondence, indentures, free papers, business and tax receipts, deeds, family records, newspaper clippings, genealogical and other papers. The collection also includes military records relating to the Civil War and an 1832 contract to build the first African Methodist Episcopal Church in Indiana.
Dates: 1734-1944

Slavery letter

 Collection — Folder S3099
Identifier: S3099
Scope and Contents This collection includes a deed of sale from John Vance in Sumner County, Tennessee on 1846/09/28 regarding the sale of a boy named Warrick to Thomas L.S. Perdue for $430.00.
Dates: 1846/09/28