A set of estate papers that includes a statement about a docket against H. Ball and Thomas Waring, a bill of sale between the estate of Thomas Waring and Robert F.W. Allston for enslaved persons named Paul, Miles, Elizabeth, Phillis and Toney, and a mortgage for the enslaved persons Paul, Miles, Elizabeth, Phillis, Toney, Katy, Morris, Josh, William and Castilio.
The Charles Manigault Letter Book, 1846-1848 is a bound volume kept by Charles I. Manigault while living in Paris, France with his family between 1846-1848. Letters were sent to James Coward, overseer at Silk Hope Plantation, Thomas Middleton, R. Habersham & Son, Alfred Huger, Anthony Barclay, Y. Haynes, overseer at Gowrie Plantation, Louis Manigault and Charles Manigault Jr. Topics of conversation found in these letters include business operations at the plantations, enslaved people's resistance via running away, treatment and punishment of slaves, a group of slaves taking an overseer to court, living abroad in Paris, Charles Manigault's views on racial equality in Paris, the Manigault children's schooling in Paris and at Yale College, traveling Europe, meeting Muhammad Ali, the leader of Egypt and discussing the Mexican American War and Egyptian politics, Charles Manigault's Huguenot ancestry and history, and being in Paris during the French Revolution of 1848.
Black-and-white engraving of the exterior of the Semper-Synagoge (Semper Synagogue), also known as the Dresdner Synagoge (Dresden Synagogue) or Alte Synagoge (Old Synagogue). Engraving by P. Röhrich. From Erinnerungen an merkwürdige Gegenstände und Begebenheiten, Volume 23. Published Prague: C.W. Medau und Comp.
Slave auctioneer's token, 1846. These tokens were distributed as one-cent pieces and served as advertisements for the businesses and services depicted on the coins. Face view of token reads "W.W. Wilbur Auction & Commission Merchant; Charleston, So. Ca.; Going at Only A Penny" encircling the image of an auctioneer. Obverse view of token reads "Merchants & Manufactors Agents; Collection Broker Notary Public" encircling the image of a tree.
Hand-colored engraving of a Jewish woman from Algiers. Engraving after Théophile Emmanuel Duverger. From Usi e costumi sociali, politici e religiosi di tutti i popoli del mondo by Nicolas Dally, published Torino: Stabilimento tipografico Fontana.