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Bill of lading dated Oct. 24, 1850 for shipment of ninety-three slaves from Baltimore to New Orleans on the ship John C. Calhoun, master Captain John C. Lowell. The slaves were to be delivered to J.M. Wilson in New Orleans. Document lists names of slaves, their ages and their price. A pre-printed form completed in handwriting.

PDF provides scans of the original document and a transcript prepared by Special Collections in 2021.

Part of the Francis O'Brien Collection purchased in 1968.

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Publication Date

1850

Keywords

slavery, Joseph S. Donovan, John C. Lowell, J. M. Wilson, John C. Calhoun (Ship), slave trade, slaves

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SpC MS 1688 sc, Bill of Lading for Ninety-three Slaves

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