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Slavery--United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Grant family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1914-15-0
Scope and Contents Papers relating to the Grant family of Litchfield, including Hannah Grant (1785-1871) and her children Charles William (1810-1881), David McNeil (1812-1885), Harriet Lucretia (1814-1892), and John Mason (1817-1878).  The collection is mostly comprised of family correspondance, but also includes various school lessons and papers, family account records, and real estate records. Hannah (McNeil) Grant was the widow of Charles Grant (1782-1821), who died in 1821.  Hannah and their four children...
Dates: Created: 1817-1869; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1897

Legal notations and newspaper clippings scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 00-2010-283-0
Scope and Contents Contains notes and news clippings relating to case law, speeches, and events regarding slavery and the Civil War.
Dates: Created: circa 1863; Other: Date acquired: 11/09/2011

Pierce family correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: 1978-39-8
Scope and Contents The Pierce Family Correspondence consists primarily of letters to and from the children of John Pierce and his first wife, Mary (Paterson) Pierce, as well as of his second wife, Mary (Goodman) Pierce. The collection documents events of national importance: John Pierce, a colonel and paymaster in the Continental Army, received letters from numerous correspondents concerning military, administrative, and political news of the American Revolution. Moreover, the Pierce brothers traveled...
Dates: Created: 1775-1825; Other: Majority of material found in 1776-1825; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1978

William Wright slave deed

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 00-2010-339-0
Scope and Contents Deed to James Green for "a certain Negro Boy named Charles about twenty years old (no warrantee of soundness)" for and in consideration of $850. Signed and dated in Savannah, Ga.
Dates: Created: 1853 Aug 9; Other: Date acquired: 03/09/2012