Todd A. Herring Archival Collection

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This handwritten deposition of two African children, Loomba and Majig, to Robert Purdie, May 20, 1814, describing their capture and having been sold into slavery to a man named Thomas and then Sam Pierre who put them on a ship with a number of other slaves.

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Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

Publication Date

5-20-1814

Time Period

1810-1819

Geographic Location

Sierra Leone, South Africa

Object Type

text

Format (original)

Deposition

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MFM_MSS-658_Letter-004_0001s

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Special Collections Manuscripts Division, Todd A. Herring Collection, Papers of Admiral Sir John Thomas Duckworth British, 1798-1816

Repository

Manuscripts

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.MSState.edu.

Handwritten Deposition of Two African Children, Loomba and Majig, to Robert Purdie, May 20, 1814

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