Hannah — the effects of slavery

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Creator(s):
New York (State). Court of Oyer and Terminer and General Gaol Delivery (New York County)
Title:
Manuscript summons for witnesses against “Hannah a negro woman”
Publication/Origin:
[New York County]: 31 May 1785
Description:
This court summons orders two men and two women to serve as witnesses the following day against “Hannah a Negro woman” who had been indicted for the “Murder of a Bastard Child.” The child was likely her own.
Citation:
New York (State). Court of Oyer and Terminer and General Gaol Delivery (New York County), Manuscript summons for witnesses against “Hannah a negro woman”, [New York County]: 31 May 1785, Lisa Unger Baskin Collection, Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University. Accessed March 04, 2021, https://exhibits.library.duke.edu/exhibits/show/baskin/item/4049
 

 

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