Documentary Sources

Angola
Benguela Tribunal Judicial de Benguela TJB
Luanda Arquivo Histórico Nacional de Angola AHNA
Biblioteca Municipal de Luanda BML
Australia
Melbourne University of Melbourne Archives
Bright Family Papers BFP
Barbados
Black Rock Department of Archives
Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials: St. Michael’s Parish, 1 May 1775-28 February 1776 LDS
Series RB3 Rerecorded Deeds RB3
Series RB6 Rerecorded Wills RB6
Belgium
Ghent Rijksarchief Gent
Collectie d’Hoop Hoop
Universiteitsbibliotheek Gent UB,Gent
Brazil
Recife Arquivo Público Estadual Jordão Emerenciano
Códice 04.06.18, vol. 1, Vigilância da Saúde APEJE, 04.06.18
Diversos I, códice 7, livro de termos da alfândega de Pernambuco (1760/1802) APEJE, D.I.-7
Diversos I, códice 9, vol. 1, termos de despachos de navios (1808/1818) APEJE, D.I.-9
Registro de Passaportes, Passaportes de Embarcações APEJE, R.P.
Rio de Janeiro Arquivo Geral da Cúria do Rio de Janeiro AGCRJ
Arquivo Histórico do Itamarary AHI
Arquivo Nacional ANRJ
Junta do Comércio ANRJ, JC
Primeiro Oficio de Notas, Livro 26ª ANRJ, ON1, L26A
Série Marinha ANRJ, SM
Vice-Reinado ANRJ, VR
Biblioteca Nacional, Manuscritos BNRJ
Coleção Tobias Monteiro TobiasMonteiro
Instituto Histórico e Geográfico Brasileiro
Lata 1132, pasta 5, Ofícios do desembargador fiscal, Manuel Pinto Coelho, ao Ministro da Marinha, Conde das Galveias (1811) IHGB,DL1132.5
Lata 52, pasta 4, Papeis relativos a Capitania das Ilhas de Cabo Verde (1799-1826) IHGB,DL52.4
Lata 53, pasta 1, Papeis relativos as ilhas de São Tomé e Princípe (1538-1828)/Processo contra o Piloto do Bergantin Santo Antônio, José Malaquias Ferreira (1809) IHGB,DL53.1
Lata 54, pasta 4 IHGB,CV,54,4
Lata 72, pasta 8, Registro da correspondência de Luís César de Meneses, governador de Angola, com seus procuradores no Rio de Janeiro, Bahia, Pernambuco, Paraíba, Lisboa e ilha da Madeira IHGB,DL72.8
Lata 81, pasta 2, Vários documentos relativos ao governo do reino de Angola (1677-1797) IHGB,DL81.2
Lata 82, pasta 1, Vários ofícios sobre negócios do reino de Angola (1797-1828) IHGB,DL82.1
Salvador da Bahia Arquivo Histórico Municipal de Salvador AHMS
Arquivo Público do Estado da Bahia APEB
Inventário post-mortem APEB, inv
Livros de Notas APEB, LN
Ordens régias APEB, OR
Arquivo do Convento de Santa Clara do Desterro ACSCD
São Luís do Maranhão Secretaria de Estado de Planejamento, Orçamento e Gestão
Livro de termo de visita da saúde de São Luís SEPLAN, MA
Colombia
Bogotá Archivo General de la Nación AGN
France
La Rochelle Archives Charente-Maritime ACM
Nantes Archives Départementales Loire-Atlantique ADLA
Germany
Berlin Geheimes Staatsarchiv Preußischer Kulturbesitz
I. HA GR Rep.65, Marine und Afrikanische Kompanie-Sachen GStA Rep.65
Mozambique
Maputo Arquivo Histórico de Moçambique AHM
Netherlands
Leiden Rijksuniversiteit Leiden
Bibliothecae Publicae Latini, 937, Memoriën betreffende de O.-I. Compagnie en haren handel op de Kust van Guinea en de bevoegdheid der Engelschen en Portugeezen (1767-1773) RUL,BPL937
Middelburg Zeeuws Archief
Collectie Verheye-Citters VerheyeCitters
Middelburgsche Commercie Compagnie MCC
Rotterdam Gemeentearchief Rotterdam
De archieven van de firma’s Coopstad & Rochussen, 1734-1777 GAR,Coopstad&Rochussen
The Hague Nationaal Archief
Aanwinsten ARA,Aanwinsten
Archief Van der Spiegel ARA,Spiegel
Collectie Radermacher ARA,Radermacher
Eerste West-Indische Compagnie ARA,OWIC
Hof van Holland ARA,HH
Nederlandse Bezittingen ter Kuste van Guiné ARA,NBKG
Staten-Generaal ARA,SG
Nigeria
Calabar Calabar Museum Calabar Museum
Portugal
Lisbon Arquivo Geral da Alfândega de Lisboa AGAL
Arquivo Histórico Ultramarino
Arquivo Central, Conselho Ultramarino AHU,ACL,CU
Arquivo Central, Maranhão AHU,ACL,N, Maranhão
Arquivo Histórico do Ministério das Obras Públicas AHMOP
Arquivo do Tribunal das Contas ATC
Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal, Reservados BNL
Biblioteca de Ajuda Ajuda
Instituto dos Arquivos Nacionais/Torre do Tombo
Alfândega de Lisboa, Casa da India ANTT,ALCI
Arquivo Histórico do Ministério das Finanças, Companhia Geral de Grão-Pará e Maranhão ANTT,AHMF,CGGPM
Arquivo Histórico do Ministério das Finanças, Companhia Geral de Pernambuco e Paraíba ANTT,AHMF,CGPP
Conselho da Fazenda ANTT,CF
Corpo Cronológico ANTT,CC
Documentos dos Negócios Estrangeiros ANTT,DNE
Feitos Findos, Juizo da Índia e Mina ANTT,FF,JIM
Junta do Comércio ANTT,JC
Junta do Tabaco ANTT,JT
Manuscritos do Brasil ANTT,MsBrasil
Ministério de Negócios Estrangeiros ANTT,MNE
Muge Arquivo da Casa de Cadaval
Códice 826, M-VI-32, “Memoria Chorografica da Província ou Capitania de Mossambique na Costa d’Africa Oriental conforme o estado em que se achava no anno de 1822, [de Fr. Bartolomeu dos Mártires]” Frei Bartolomeu
Puerto Rico
San Juan Archivo General de Puerto Rico AGPR
Sierra Leone
Fourah Bay National Archives of Sierra Leone
Liberated African Registers SLA,LAR
Spain
Madrid Archivo Histórico Nacional AHNM
Seville Archivo General de Indias AGI
Simancas Archivo General de Simancas
Consejo y Juntas de Hacienda AGS, CJH
Sweden
Stockholm Riksarkivert
St. Barthélemy Samlingen Riksarkivet
UK
Bristol Bristol Record Office
8029/16, Letters to Messrs Isaac Hobhouse, Onesiphorus Tyndall, merchants of Bristol, from their agents in the West Indies (1723-36) BRO, Hobhouse
Society of Merchant Venturers, Muster Rolls, Wharfage Books BRO, SMV,mr
Society of Merchant Venturers, Sailors’ petitions for relief from the Society of Merchant Venturers BRO, SMV/9/3/3
Cumbria Dalemain House
Hasell Family Papers Hasell Papers
Dorset Christchurch Local History Society Archives
Leonard Cocke to Messrs Denniss and Tessell, May 17, 1730 Christchurch LHS
Edinburgh National Archives of Scotland NAS
Greenwich National Maritime Museum, Library NMM
Hull University of Hull
Wilberforce Papers Wilberforce
Keele University of Keele, Archives
Raymond Richards Collection, Davies-Davenport Papers DTA
Kew The National Archives
Audit Office AO
Documents and objects extracted from various record series EXT
Exchequer E
Privy Council PC
Publications of the House of Commons ZHC
Records of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury PROB
State Papers SP
Treasury T
Liverpool Liverpool Museum, Manuscripts
53-54, Accounts of “Calveley” and “Eadith” Liverpool Museum, mss 53-34
71-190-2, Papers of John Knight Liverpool Museum, mss 71-190-2
Liverpool Record Office
380 MD 33-36, Case and Southworth Papers C&S
387 MD 40-44, Leyland papers, vols. 40-44 Leyland
387 MD 54-55, Letterbooks of Robert Bostock Bostock
920 ROS, Roscoe Letters and Papers, Letters of William Roscoe Roscoe
942 HOL, Materials towards a History of Liverpool collected by John Holt and Matthew Gregson, vol. 10 LivRO,942HOL(10)
Slavery & Privateers LivRO,Slavery&Privateers
Tuohy Papers TUO
Merseyside Maritime Museum
C/EX/L/2-6, Liverpool Statutory Registers of British Merchant Ships, 1739-1807 MMM,LivReg
D/DAV, William Davenport Archives, 1747-1794 MMM,D/DAV
D/EARLE, Earle Family and Business Archive, 1644-1930 MMM,D/EARLE
DX/170, Correspondence relating to the slaver Kitty’s Amelia, 1804-1806 MMM,DX/170
DX/2277, Mampookata logbook MMM,DX/2277
University of Liverpool Library
Dumbell papers 10/46-52 Dumbell
London Bank of England
Papers of Humphry Morice BankEng
Papers of Humphry Morice, Personal and Business Papers, vols. 7 and 8 BankEng,PBP
House of Lords Record Office
Lloyds’ Lists, 1702-04 LL
Main Papers, House of Lords, 1794-1800 HLRO,MP,HL
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Simon Taylor Archive ST
University of London, Senate House Library
Brougham manuscripts BroughamMss
Manchester University of Manchester, John Rylands University Library JRL
Oxford Bodleian Library
Rawlinson mss, C745-747 Rawl
Rhodes House Library
Anti-Slavery Papers, British Empire Manuscripts, s.22, folders G77-80 B.E.Mss
Buxton manuscripts (Papers of Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton), British Empire Mss., s.444, vols. 17, 23-4, 26-34, 38-46 Bx.Mss
Sheffield Sheffield Archives
Spencer-Stanhope Muniments Spencer-Stanhope
Worcester Record Office
Berington Family Collection, b705: 24/980, Account book of slaves, 1774-5 (Apollo) Berington acct bk
USA
Ann Arbor, Michigan University of Michigan, Clements Library
Anti-Slavery Collection, I CL
Shelburne manuscripts, vols. 43, 44 Shelburne
Annapolis, Maryland Maryland State Archives
S1006, Naval Officer (Ships Trading in Maryland), 1689-1694, Photostats of lists indicating vessel name, etc. MSA, S1006
S117, Admiralty Court (Minutes), 1754-1782, Clerk’s daily record of court proceedings MSA, S117
S204, Naval Officer (Port of Entry Record), 1742-1797, Listing of ships entering port in the Oxford, Patuxent, Potomac, and Annapolis districts MSA, S204
S205-1, Access no. 20,422-318/320, Naval Officer (General File), 1761-64, North Potomac, Vessel clearances, Account of Duties on Negroes, pitch, etc., 29 September 1761-29 September 1762 MSA, S205-1
S517-9, Access no. 17,719-1, Chancery Court (Chancery Record), 1736-1738, 6, i, pp. 1-466 MSA, S517-9
Atlanta, Georgia Emory University, Robert W. Woodruff Library, Special Collections Department
Mss 172, Wanderer (Ship) Records, Logbook of the yacht “Wanderer” Wanderer logbook
Georgia State Archives
Governor Clayton Papers, Slave ship papers (678.364.3710) GSA,Clayton Papers
National Archives Record Administration, Southeast Region NARA, Atlanta
Charlottesville, Virginia University of Virginia, Alderman Library
MSS 3807, Papers of Robert Carter, 1722-83 UVA,RobertCarter
Columbia, South Carolina South Carolina Department of Archives and History
Duty Books of the Public Treasurer of South Carolina, Journals A-C, 1735-76 SC,Treasury
Dallas, Texas Harlan Crow Library
Logbook of the “Britannia” HCL,Britannia
Durham, North Carolina Duke University, Special Collections Library
Ascention ship papers, 1793 Duke,Ascention
Hamilton, New York Hamilton College, Beinecke Library
West Indies Collection, Book 569 Beinecke,B5
Madison, Wisconsin University of Wisconsin Library
Klein, Angola data-set, 1723-1771 Klein,Angola dataset
Klein, Rio de Janeiro data-set, 1795-1811 Klein,Rio de Janeiro dataset 1
Klein, Rio de Janeiro data-set, 1825-1830 Klein,Rio de Janeiro dataset 2
New London, Connecticut New London Historical Society
F. M. Caulkins, mss “New London Marine 1760-1831” Caulkins
New York, New York Hispanic Society of America
“Journal and Logbook of an Anonymous Scotch Sailor held on his voyage from London to Jamaica, and From London to Madagascar and Buenos Ayres” HSA,JournalLogbookScotch
New York Public Library, Archives and Manuscripts
Van Cortlandt-Van Wyck family papers, 1667-1912 NYPL,Cortlandt
ZL-234, Log of the ship Lawrance, 1730-1731 NYPL,Lawrance
ZL-262, Hugh Hall, Jr. diary, 1714-1717 NYPL,Hall
ZL-327, Log of the brig Louisa, 1796-1797 NYPL,Louisa
Newport, Rhode Island Newport Historical Society NHS
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Charles Stewart Letterbooks Stewart Letterbooks
National Archives Record Administration, Mid Atlantic Region NARA, Philadelphia
Provincetown, Massachusetts Provincetown Museum
The Whydah Project Kinkor
Richmond, Virginia Library of Virginia
York County, Virginia, Deeds, Wills, and Orders (microfilm) YCVDWO
Virginia Historical Society
Robert Carter Letterbook, 1728-30 VHS,CarterLetterbk
Salt Lake City, Utah Family History Library
Reel 395554, “Petition of Eleanor Anderson to the Co of Trinity House, Trinity House Petitions, vol. 2” FHL,Reel39554
Reel 88762, “Surgeon William Williams probate” FHL,Reel88762
San Marino, California Huntington Library
HM 30206, Thomas Dornin Letterbook (San Jacinto, 1860) Huntington,HM30206
HM 43974-44028, French Clandestine Slave Trade (1822-28) Huntington,FCSTP
HM 57345, Memoirs of Joseph Banfield, Journal of a Life at Sea Banfield
MY 1-1014, Papers of Zachary Macaulay (1793-1888) Macaulay
Slave Trade Series Huntington,ST
Washington, DC Georgetown University Libraries, Special Collections
Jesuit Provincial Archives, James Carroll Daybook (1714-21) Carroll Daybook
Library of Congress
Galloway-Maxcy-Markoe family papers, Higginson and Bird letterbook H&B Letterbk
Papers of Edward Dixon, Account Book Dixon Account Book
National Archives
RG45, M89A, Letters Received by the Secretary of the Navy From Commanding Officers of Squadrons, 1841-1886, Rolls 1-200 LtoSofN
Uruguay
Montevideo Archivo General de la Nación AGNU
Venezuela
Caracas Archivo General de la Nación
Real Hacienda, Común y General AGNV
uncategorized
uncategorized

"Logbook of the Bruce Grove," Cambridge University Library, Add MS 3871

Add MS 3871

Archive Nationale, Section d'Outre-Mer (Aix-en-Provence, France)

ANSOM

Arquivo Histórico Ultramarino (Lisbon, Portugal)

AHU

BNA (Kew)

FO84/752

British Library, Additional Manuscripts (London, UK)

Add.ms

British National Archives (Kew)

FO315

Merseyside Maritime Museum (Liverpool, UK) DX/1304, Correspondence relating to the slaver Edward

MMM,DX/1304

Nationaal Archief (The Hague)

Binder:ARA,VWIS

Nationaal Archief (The Hague, Netherlands)

Binder:ARA,Aanwinsten

Nationaal Archief (The Hague, Netherlands) Tweede West-Indische Compagnie

ARA,WIC

Rhode Island State Archive (Providence, RI), Public Notary and Land Records, vol. IV, 1721-41

RISA,Notary

Rhode Island State Archives (Providence, Rhode Island, USA) Maritime Papers, Manifests-Import Cargoes, vol. 1 and 3, 1744-45, 1775-85

RISA,Maritime

South Carolina Department of Archives and History (Columbia, South Carolina, USA)

SC,Equity

TNA (Kew, London)

BT

The National Archives (Kew)

HCA

The National Archives (Kew, UK) Chancery

C

University Library (Uppsala, Sweden)

Smeathman

University of Virginia, Alderman Library (Charlottesville, Virginia, USA) MSS 4996, John, Charles and Landon Carter Letterbook, 1732-82

UVA,JCLCarterLetterbk

Stadsarchief (Amsterdam, Netherlands) Notarieel Archief

GAA,NA

Archives départementales de la Guadeloupe (Goubeyre)

ADG

Archivo General de la Nación Argentina, Buenos Aires

AGNA

Archivo Nacional de Cuba, Database, microfilm #

ANC Database

Archivo Nacional de Cuba, Havana, Gobierno Superior Civil

ANC,GSC,494-18690

Archivo Nacional de Cuba, Tribunal de Comercio

X
ANC,TC

Austin & Laurens Account Book, 1753-1758, Beinecke Library, Yale University, New Haven, CT

 

A&L,1753-58

Bonham's (auction House), New York, Lot 15291 (Sold in 2014): "Manuscript Document Signed by George W. Babcock, 1 p, folio, on board the Marlborough at Montserrado, March 7, 1778, being orders for Francis Bradfield, Captain of the Fancy,"

Bonham's

Bristol Record Office

BRO,P/Xch/D/23

British National Archives, Chancery Records, Various Six Clerks, Series I, 1715-1758 (Kew, UK)

C11

Compte de Vente, Nick Radburn, March, 2017. Pdf in Voyages Documents

Compte

Connecticut State Library Log Book of Slave Traders at www.cslib.org/slaverlog.htm

CSL

Edward Spalding Papers, University of Miami, http://merrick.library.miami.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/chc0184/id/2293/rec/40

Spalding,Miami

Family History Library (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA), Reel 88789, Will of Surgeon John Williams

FHL,Reel88789

George W. Gordon Papers,Tabulated Statements, List of American Vessels sold at the Port of Rio de Janeiro, New York Public Library, New York, NY

 

NYPL, Gordon

Georgia Historical Society (Savannah, GA, USA)

GHS

Grafton Family Papers, Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum, Peabody, Mass.

 

Grafton

Historical Society of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA, USA)

HSP

Jamaica Archives and Records Department, Spanish Town

JA,SpanishTown

Jeffries Collection, Bristol Central Library (Bristol, UK)

Jeffries

John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Edmund Bagge Account Book

BaggeAcctBook

John D. Rockefeller, Jr., Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation (Williamsburg, VA, USA)

CW

John Guerard Letterbook, 1752-1754, 34/0321 OvrSz, South Carolina Historical Society (Charleston, SC, USA)

Guerard Letterbook

Library Company of Philadelphia (Philadelphia, PA, USA)

LCP

Library of Congress, Washington DC, Prints and Photographs, LC-USZ63-16876 (1-2), Original is misplaced, but image is at http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/aaohtml/aopart1b.html

 

Broadside Savannah, July 25, 1774

Liverpool Record Office, Heywood Memorandum Book

LivRO,Heywood

Logbook of the slave ship Sally, https://search.library.brown.edu/catalog/b5897876

Brown Univ Sally

Maryland State Archives,Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1696/7,1698

MSA,PCM

Mel Fisher Maritime Museum, Key West, FL, Schimmel collection

Fisher

Misplaced reference

MR

National Archives at Boston, Waltham, MA., RG 36, Records of the Custom Houses, Accounts of Duties, 1768-1776,

NARA,Boston,RG36

National Archives, Boston, Waltham, MA., US District Court Files, Rhode Island, US v Cyprian Sterry

NARA,Boston,Court

New York Historical Society (New York, New York, USA) Francis, Old New York, vol. 9, “Deposition of a sailor”

NYHS,OldNewYork,vol.9

New York Historical Society (New York, New York, USA) Miscellaneous microfilm, no. 5, “A Book of Trade For The Sloope Rhodde Island...Jan:ry 18, 1748/9”

NYHS,Misc microfilm, #5

New York Historical Society (New York, New York, USA) Rufus King ms

NYHS,RufusKing

New York Historical Society (New York, New York, USA) Van Cortland ms, Letterbook

NYHS,VanCortland,letterbk

New York Historical Society (New York, New York, USA) Vernon ms, boxes 1-2

NYHS,Vernon

New York Historical Society, Slavery Collections, New York, NY

NYHS,SC

Rhode Island Historical Society

RIHS

Rhode Island Judicial Archives, Pawtucket, RI; Newport Court of Common Pleas

RIJA,CCP

Rio de Janeiro, Arquivo da Marinha, Diretoria do Patrimônio Histórico e Documentação da Marinha

RJAM,DPHDM,

South Caroliniana Library (Columbia, SC, USA)

SCL

Universidad Veracruzana, Unidad de Servicios Bibliotecarios y de Información, Xalapa (USBI, Xalapa).  Archivos Notariales de la Universidad Veracruzana, http://www.uv.mx/bnotarial/

ANUV

William CC Claiborne to Thomas Jefferson, 27 Oct 1804, Thomas Jefferson Papers, Founders Online, National Archives, http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Jefferson/99-01-02-0552

 

JeffersonPapers2

Wylde Family Paper, Unversity of Durham, UK (collection code GB 0033 WYL)

WYL

http://www.oldbaileyonline.org/

Proc. of Old Bailey
Aix en Provence, Cité du livre-Bibliothèque Méjanes Biblio Mejanes
Archivo Nacional de Cuba, Asuntos Politicos ANC,Asuntos Politicos
Archivo Nacional de Cuba, Intendencia de Hacienda ANC,IH
Archivo Nacional de Cuba, Junta de Fomento ANC,Fomento
Archivo Nacional de Cuba, Miscelânea de Libros ANC,ML
Bristol Historical Society, RI BHS
Merseyside Maritime Museum, Liverpool Registers of Merchant Ships, Subsidiary Register Books MMM, C/EX/L/
The Papers of Thomas Jefferson Digital Edition, (Charlottesville, Virginia). URL: rotunda.upress.virginia.edu/founders/TSJN-01-15-02-0620-0009 JeffersonPapers
Virginia Foundation for the Humanities (Charlottesville, Virginia) image 028, as shown in Jerome S. Handler and Michael L. Tuite Jr., "The Atlantic Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Americas: A Visual Record" URL: http://hitchcock.itc.virginia.edu/Slavery/ VFH
http://www.medfordhistorical.org/slavetradeletters.php MedfordHS
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