Todd A. Herring Archival Collection

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This handwritten deposition of three African boys, Will, Bunjallah, and Sara to Robert Purdie, May 6, 1814, Sierra Leone, South Africa describes the boys having been purchased as slaves and all they witnessed during their enslavement, concerning other slaves and their buyers.

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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

5-6-1814

Publisher

Sierra Leone, South Africa

Time Period

1810-1819

Geographic Location

Slavery

Object Type

text

Format (original)

Deposition

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MFM_MSS-658_Letter-003_0001s

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Special Collections Manuscripts Division, Todd A. Herring Collection, Papers of Admiral Sir John Thomas Duckworth British, 1798-1815

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 Three African Boys, Will, Bunjallah, and Sara to Robert Purdie, May 6, 1814, Sierra Leone, South Africa

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