Documentary Sources

Angola
Benguela TJB Tribunal Judicial de Benguela
Luanda AHNA Arquivo Histórico Nacional de Angola
BML Biblioteca Municipal de Luanda
Australia
Melbourne University of Melbourne Archives
BFP Bright Family Papers
Barbados
Black Rock Department of Archives
LDS Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials: St. Michael’s Parish, 1 May 1775-28 February 1776
RB3 Series RB3 Rerecorded Deeds
RB6 Series RB6 Rerecorded Wills
Belgium
Ghent Rijksarchief Gent
Hoop Collectie d’Hoop
UB,Gent Universiteitsbibliotheek Gent
Brazil
Recife Arquivo Público Estadual Jordão Emerenciano
APEJE, 04.06.18 Códice 04.06.18, vol. 1, Vigilância da Saúde
APEJE, D.I.-7 Diversos I, códice 7, livro de termos da alfândega de Pernambuco (1760/1802)
APEJE, D.I.-9 Diversos I, códice 9, vol. 1, termos de despachos de navios (1808/1818)
APEJE, R.P. Registro de Passaportes, Passaportes de Embarcações
Rio de Janeiro AGCRJ Arquivo Geral da Cúria do Rio de Janeiro
AHI Arquivo Histórico do Itamarary
ANRJ Arquivo Nacional
ANRJ, JC Junta do Comércio
ANRJ, ON1, L26A Primeiro Oficio de Notas, Livro 26ª
ANRJ, SM Série Marinha
ANRJ, VR Vice-Reinado
BNRJ Biblioteca Nacional, Manuscritos
TobiasMonteiro Coleção Tobias Monteiro
Instituto Histórico e Geográfico Brasileiro
IHGB,CV,54,4 Lata 54, pasta 4
IHGB,DL1132.5 Lata 1132, pasta 5, Ofícios do desembargador fiscal, Manuel Pinto Coelho, ao Ministro da Marinha, Conde das Galveias (1811)
IHGB,DL52.4 Lata 52, pasta 4, Papeis relativos a Capitania das Ilhas de Cabo Verde (1799-1826)
IHGB,DL53.1 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,DL72.8 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,DL81.2 Lata 81, pasta 2, Vários documentos relativos ao governo do reino de Angola (1677-1797)
IHGB,DL82.1 Lata 82, pasta 1, Vários ofícios sobre negócios do reino de Angola (1797-1828)
Salvador da Bahia AHMS Arquivo Histórico Municipal de Salvador
APEB Arquivo Público do Estado da Bahia
APEB, LN Livros de Notas
APEB, OR Ordens régias
APEB, inv Inventário post-mortem
ACSCD Arquivo do Convento de Santa Clara do Desterro
São Luís do Maranhão Secretaria de Estado de Planejamento, Orçamento e Gestão
SEPLAN, MA Livro de termo de visita da saúde de São Luís
France
La Rochelle ACM Archives Charente-Maritime
Nantes ADLA Archives Départementales Loire-Atlantique
Germany
Berlin Geheimes Staatsarchiv Preußischer Kulturbesitz
GStA Rep.65 I. HA GR Rep.65, Marine und Afrikanische Kompanie-Sachen
Mozambique
Maputo AHM Arquivo Histórico de Moçambique
Netherlands
Leiden Rijksuniversiteit Leiden
RUL,BPL937 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)
Middelburg Zeeuws Archief
MCC Middelburgsche Commercie Compagnie
VerheyeCitters Collectie Verheye-Citters
Rotterdam Gemeentearchief Rotterdam
GAR,Coopstad&Rochussen De archieven van de firma’s Coopstad & Rochussen, 1734-1777
The Hague Nationaal Archief
ARA,Aanwinsten Aanwinsten
ARA,HH Hof van Holland
ARA,NBKG Nederlandse Bezittingen ter Kuste van Guiné
ARA,OWIC Eerste West-Indische Compagnie
ARA,Radermacher Collectie Radermacher
ARA,Spiegel Archief Van der Spiegel
Nigeria
Calabar Calabar Museum Calabar Museum
Portugal
Lisbon AGAL Arquivo Geral da Alfândega de Lisboa
Arquivo Histórico Ultramarino
AHU,ACL,CU Arquivo Central, Conselho Ultramarino
AHU,ACL,N, Maranhão Arquivo Central, Maranhão
AHMOP Arquivo Histórico do Ministério das Obras Públicas
ATC Arquivo do Tribunal das Contas
BNL Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal, Reservados
Ajuda Biblioteca de Ajuda
Instituto dos Arquivos Nacionais/Torre do Tombo
ANTT,AHMF,CGGPM Arquivo Histórico do Ministério das Finanças, Companhia Geral de Grão-Pará e Maranhão
ANTT,AHMF,CGPP Arquivo Histórico do Ministério das Finanças, Companhia Geral de Pernambuco e Paraíba
ANTT,ALCI Alfândega de Lisboa, Casa da India
ANTT,CC Corpo Cronológico
ANTT,CF Conselho da Fazenda
ANTT,DNE Documentos dos Negócios Estrangeiros
ANTT,FF,JIM Feitos Findos, Juizo da Índia e Mina
ANTT,JC Junta do Comércio
ANTT,JT Junta do Tabaco
ANTT,MNE Ministério de Negócios Estrangeiros
ANTT,MsBrasil Manuscritos do Brasil
Muge Arquivo da Casa de Cadaval
Frei Bartolomeu 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]”
Puerto Rico
San Juan AGPR Archivo General de Puerto Rico
Sierra Leone
Fourah Bay National Archives of Sierra Leone
SLA,LAR Liberated African Registers
Spain
Madrid AHNM Archivo Histórico Nacional
Seville AGI Archivo General de Indias
Simancas Archivo General de Simancas
AGS, CJH Consejo y Juntas de Hacienda
Sweden
Stockholm Riksarkivert
Riksarkivet St. Barthélemy Samlingen
UK
Bristol Bristol Record Office
BRO, Hobhouse 8029/16, Letters to Messrs Isaac Hobhouse, Onesiphorus Tyndall, merchants of Bristol, from their agents in the West Indies (1723-36)
BRO, SMV,mr Society of Merchant Venturers, Muster Rolls, Wharfage Books
BRO, SMV/9/3/3 Society of Merchant Venturers, Sailors’ petitions for relief from the Society of Merchant Venturers
Cumbria Dalemain House
Hasell Papers Hasell Family Papers
Dorset Christchurch Local History Society Archives
Christchurch LHS Leonard Cocke to Messrs Denniss and Tessell, May 17, 1730
Edinburgh NAS National Archives of Scotland
Greenwich NMM National Maritime Museum, Library
Hull University of Hull
Wilberforce Wilberforce Papers
Keele University of Keele, Archives
DTA Raymond Richards Collection, Davies-Davenport Papers
Kew The National Archives
AO Audit Office
E Exchequer
EXT Documents and objects extracted from various record series
PC Privy Council
PROB Records of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury
SP State Papers
T Treasury
ZHC Publications of the House of Commons
Liverpool Liverpool Museum, Manuscripts
Liverpool Museum, mss 53-34 53-54, Accounts of “Calveley” and “Eadith”
Liverpool Museum, mss 71-190-2 71-190-2, Papers of John Knight
Liverpool Record Office
Bostock 387 MD 54-55, Letterbooks of Robert Bostock
C&S 380 MD 33-36, Case and Southworth Papers
Leyland 387 MD 40-44, Leyland papers, vols. 40-44
LivRO,942HOL(10) 942 HOL, Materials towards a History of Liverpool collected by John Holt and Matthew Gregson, vol. 10
LivRO,Slavery&Privateers Slavery & Privateers
Roscoe 920 ROS, Roscoe Letters and Papers, Letters of William Roscoe
TUO Tuohy Papers
Merseyside Maritime Museum
MMM,D/DAV D/DAV, William Davenport Archives, 1747-1794
MMM,D/EARLE D/EARLE, Earle Family and Business Archive, 1644-1930
MMM,DX/170 DX/170, Correspondence relating to the slaver Kitty’s Amelia, 1804-1806
MMM,DX/2277 DX/2277, Mampookata logbook
MMM,LivReg C/EX/L/2-6, Liverpool Statutory Registers of British Merchant Ships, 1739-1807
University of Liverpool Library
Dumbell Dumbell papers 10/46-52
London Bank of England
BankEng Papers of Humphry Morice
BankEng,PBP Papers of Humphry Morice, Personal and Business Papers, vols. 7 and 8
House of Lords Record Office
HLRO,MP,HL Main Papers, House of Lords, 1794-1800
LL Lloyds’ Lists, 1702-04
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
ST Simon Taylor Archive
University of London, Senate House Library
BroughamMss Brougham manuscripts
Manchester JRL University of Manchester, John Rylands University Library
Oxford Bodleian Library
Rawl Rawlinson mss, C745-747
Rhodes House Library
B.E.Mss Anti-Slavery Papers, British Empire Manuscripts, s.22, folders G77-80
Bx.Mss Buxton manuscripts (Papers of Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton), British Empire Mss., s.444, vols. 17, 23-4, 26-34, 38-46
Sheffield Sheffield Archives
Spencer-Stanhope Spencer-Stanhope Muniments
Worcester Record Office
Berington acct bk Berington Family Collection, b705: 24/980, Account book of slaves, 1774-5 (Apollo)
USA
Ann Arbor, Michigan University of Michigan, Clements Library
CL Anti-Slavery Collection, I
Shelburne Shelburne manuscripts, vols. 43, 44
Annapolis, Maryland Maryland State Archives
MSA, S1006 S1006, Naval Officer (Ships Trading in Maryland), 1689-1694, Photostats of lists indicating vessel name, etc.
MSA, S117 S117, Admiralty Court (Minutes), 1754-1782, Clerk’s daily record of court proceedings
MSA, S204 S204, Naval Officer (Port of Entry Record), 1742-1797, Listing of ships entering port in the Oxford, Patuxent, Potomac, and Annapolis districts
MSA, S205-1 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, S517-9 S517-9, Access no. 17,719-1, Chancery Court (Chancery Record), 1736-1738, 6, i, pp. 1-466
Atlanta, Georgia Emory University, Robert W. Woodruff Library, Special Collections Department
Wanderer logbook Mss 172, Wanderer (Ship) Records, Logbook of the yacht “Wanderer”
Georgia State Archives
GSA,Clayton Papers Governor Clayton Papers, Slave ship papers (678.364.3710)
NARA, Atlanta National Archives Record Administration, Southeast Region
Charlottesville, Virginia University of Virginia, Alderman Library
UVA,RobertCarter MSS 3807, Papers of Robert Carter, 1722-83
Columbia, South Carolina South Carolina Department of Archives and History
SC,Treasury Duty Books of the Public Treasurer of South Carolina, Journals A-C, 1735-76
Dallas, Texas Harlan Crow Library
HCL,Britannia Logbook of the “Britannia”
Durham, North Carolina Duke University, Special Collections Library
Duke,Ascention Ascention ship papers, 1793
Hamilton, New York Hamilton College, Beinecke Library
Beinecke,B5 West Indies Collection, Book 569
Madison, Wisconsin University of Wisconsin Library
Klein,Angola dataset Klein, Angola data-set, 1723-1771
Klein,Rio de Janeiro dataset 1 Klein, Rio de Janeiro data-set, 1795-1811
Klein,Rio de Janeiro dataset 2 Klein, Rio de Janeiro data-set, 1825-1830
New London, Connecticut New London Historical Society
Caulkins F. M. Caulkins, mss “New London Marine 1760-1831”
New York, New York Hispanic Society of America
HSA,JournalLogbookScotch “Journal and Logbook of an Anonymous Scotch Sailor held on his voyage from London to Jamaica, and From London to Madagascar and Buenos Ayres”
New York Public Library, Archives and Manuscripts
NYPL,Cortlandt Van Cortlandt-Van Wyck family papers, 1667-1912
NYPL,Hall ZL-262, Hugh Hall, Jr. diary, 1714-1717
NYPL,Lawrance ZL-234, Log of the ship Lawrance, 1730-1731
NYPL,Louisa ZL-327, Log of the brig Louisa, 1796-1797
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Stewart Letterbooks Charles Stewart Letterbooks
NARA, Philadelphia National Archives Record Administration, Mid Atlantic Region
Provincetown, Massachusetts Provincetown Museum
Kinkor The Whydah Project
Richmond, Virginia Library of Virginia
YCVDWO York County, Virginia, Deeds, Wills, and Orders (microfilm)
Virginia Historical Society
VHS,CarterLetterbk Robert Carter Letterbook, 1728-30
Salt Lake City, Utah Family History Library
FHL,Reel39554 Reel 395554, “Petition of Eleanor Anderson to the Co of Trinity House, Trinity House Petitions, vol. 2”
FHL,Reel88762 Reel 88762, “Surgeon William Williams probate”
San Marino, California Huntington Library
Banfield HM 57345, Memoirs of Joseph Banfield, Journal of a Life at Sea
Huntington,FCSTP HM 43974-44028, French Clandestine Slave Trade (1822-28)
Huntington,HM30206 HM 30206, Thomas Dornin Letterbook (San Jacinto, 1860)
Huntington,ST Slave Trade Series
Macaulay MY 1-1014, Papers of Zachary Macaulay (1793-1888)
Washington, DC Georgetown University Libraries, Special Collections
Carroll Daybook Jesuit Provincial Archives, James Carroll Daybook (1714-21)
Library of Congress
Dixon Account Book Papers of Edward Dixon, Account Book
H&B Letterbk Galloway-Maxcy-Markoe family papers, Higginson and Bird letterbook
National Archives
LtoSofN RG45, M89A, Letters Received by the Secretary of the Navy From Commanding Officers of Squadrons, 1841-1886, Rolls 1-200
Venezuela
Caracas Archivo General de la Nación
AGNV Real Hacienda, Común y General
uncategorized
uncategorized Add MS 3871

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

ANSOM

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

AGN

Archivo General de la Nación (Montevideo, Uruguay)

AGNA

Archivo General de la Nacion, Argentina (Buenos Aires)

AHU

Arquivo Histórico Ultramarino (Lisbon, Portugal)

FO84/752

BNA (Kew)

Add.ms

British Library, Additional Manuscripts (London, UK)

FO315

British National Archives (Kew)

DH

Diario de la Habana, (Havana, Cuba)

MSA, Anne Arundel

Maryland State Archives (Annapolis, Maryland), Anne Arundel County Land Records

MMM,DX/1304

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

ARA,SG

Nationaal Archief (The Hague, Netherlands) Staten-Generaal

ARA,WIC

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

NHS

Newport Historical Society (Newport, Rhode Island)

RISA,Notary

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

RISA,Maritime

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

SC,Equity

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

BT

TNA (Kew, London)

HCA

The National Archives (Kew)

C

The National Archives (Kew, UK) Chancery

Smeathman

University Library (Uppsala, Sweden)

UVA,JCLCarterLetterbk

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

GAA,NA

Stadsarchief (Amsterdam, Netherlands) Notarieel Archief

ADG

Archives départementales de la Guadeloupe (Goubeyre)

AGNU

Archivo General de la Nación (Montevideo, Uruguay)

AGNU,EGB

Archivo General de la Nacion (Montevideo, Uruguay), Escribania de Gobierno y Hacienda

ANC Database

Archivo Nacional de Cuba, Database, microfilm #

ANC,GSC,494-18690

Archivo Nacional de Cuba, Havana, Gobierno Superior Civil

ANC,ML

Archivo Nacional de Cuba, Miscelânea de Libros

ANC,TC

Archivo Nacional de Cuba, Tribunal de Comercio

X
A&L,1753-58

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

 

Bonham's

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,"

BRO,P/Xch/D/23

Bristol Record Office

C11

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

CO

British National Archives, Kew

Compte

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

CSL

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

Spalding,Miami

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

FHL,Reel88789

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

NYPL, Gordon

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

 

GHS

Georgia Historical Society (Savannah, GA, USA)

Grafton

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

 

HSP

Historical Society of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA, USA)

JA,SpanishTown

Jamaica Archives and Records Department, Spanish Town

Jeffries

Jeffries Collection, Bristol Central Library (Bristol, UK)

BaggeAcctBook

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

CW

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

Guerard Letterbook

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

ANC,Fomento

Junta do Fomento ANC (Havana, Cuba)

LCP

Library Company of Philadelphia (Philadelphia, PA, USA)

Broadside Savannah, July 25, 1774

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

 

LivRO,Heywood

Liverpool Record Office, Heywood Memorandum Book

Brown Univ Sally

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

MSA,PCM

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

Fisher

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

MR

Misplaced reference

NARA,Boston,RG36

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

NARA,Boston,Court

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

NYHS,OldNewYork,vol.9

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

NYHS,Misc microfilm, #5

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,RufusKing

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

NYHS,VanCortland,letterbk

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

NYHS,Vernon

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

NYHS,SC

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

RIHS

Rhode Island Historical Society

RIJA,CCP

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

RJAM,DPHDM,

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

SCL

South Caroliniana Library (Columbia, SC, USA)

ANUV

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

JeffersonPapers2

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

 

WYL

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

Proc. of Old Bailey

http://www.oldbaileyonline.org/

Biblio Mejanes Aix en Provence, Cité du livre-Bibliothèque Méjanes
ANC,Asuntos Politicos Archivo Nacional de Cuba, Asuntos Politicos
ANC,IH Archivo Nacional de Cuba, Intendencia de Hacienda
BHS Bristol Historical Society, RI
MMM, C/EX/L/ Merseyside Maritime Museum, Liverpool Registers of Merchant Ships, Subsidiary Register Books
JeffersonPapers The Papers of Thomas Jefferson Digital Edition, (Charlottesville, Virginia). URL: rotunda.upress.virginia.edu/founders/TSJN-01-15-02-0620-0009
VFH 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/
MedfordHS http://www.medfordhistorical.org/slavetradeletters.php
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