A Guide to the Slaveship "Elizabeth" Records 1750 Slaveship, Elizabeth, Records, 1750 Ms1974-001

A Guide to the Slaveship "Elizabeth" Records 1750

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Special Collections
Collection Number Ms1974-001


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Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Collection number
Ms1974-001
Title
Slaveship "Elizabeth" Records 1750
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cubic feet, 1 folder
Language
French

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from the Slaveship "Elizabeth" Records must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Preferred Citation

Slaveship "Elizabeth" Records, 1750, Ms1974-001, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.


Scope and Content Information

Six manuscript pages concerning the sale of indigo, unrefined sugar, and 324 guinea slaves to M. de Fleurian by Captain Audebert of the Navire l'Elizabet de la Rochelle in St. Dominique in 1750. The pages are written in French, and cover the period 7 April to 5 June 1750.

Arrangement

The documents are arranged in chronological order.

Contents List

Folder 1
Miscellaneous Documents 1750

Debit ledger accounts (5 June 1750), original and a copy, the original signed by de Fleurian and Audebert.

Credit ledger accounts (5 June 1750), original and a copy, the original signed by de Fleurian and Audebert.

Receipt (5 June 1750), signed by Audebert.

"Liasse de Compter" (June 1750), an unsigned slip of paper