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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.
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
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Constitution (Ship)
- Intrepid (Ship)
- Mathco (Ship)
- Sea battles--Libya--Tripoli
- Slavery--New York--19th century
- United States--History--Tripolitan War, 1801-1805
- United States. Navy--History--Tripolitan War, 1801-1805
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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