Slave receipt, 1803

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Slave receipt, 1803

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This receipt represents a transaction involving a slave captured during a battle off of Tripoli on Dec. 23, 1803, involving the Battleship the Constitution, and the ketch Mathco, now called Intrepid.

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About This Item

  • Title: Slave receipt, 1803
  • Creator: Eaton, William
  • Creation Date: 1804-11-06
  • Subject Date: 1804-11-06
  • Town: Syracuse
  • State: NY
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: Coll. S-6006 Misc. Box 160/2
  • Collection: Maine Anti-slavery Society documents
  • Object Type: Text

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