Not a lot, but some good material in this collection:
- American Society for Colonizing the Free People of Color. Annual reports from 1818,1821,1824,1827,1829-35, 1841-42….to 1910 with gaps (reel 11)
- Bacon, Ephraim. Abstract of a Journal…E. bacon, U.S. Assistant Agent for the reception of recaptured negroes on the Western Coast of Africa. Containing an account of the first negotiations for the purchase of lands for the American colony… (reel 15-5)
- Clay, Henry. Speech before the American Colonization Society (reel 12-8)
- Extracts from documents in the Departments of State, the Treasury, and of the Navy, in relation to the illicit introduction of slaves into the United States (1819)
- The Sorrows of Yamba, or, The Negro woman's lamentations, Micprnt 8 no. 49460
- Letter to a member of the General Assembly of Virginia on the subject of the late conspiracy of the slaves [microform] : with a proposal for their colonization (1801) Micprnt 8 no. 819
- Joint resolution for abolishing the traffick in slaves and the olonization [sic] of the free people of colour of the United States : February 11, 1817.... Micprnt 8 no. 42596
Very large set. In individual print guides see subject index entries under African Americans/slavery. There are online version guides, but they are not easily searchable, print guides better to use.
- Banneker, Benjamin, 1731-1806. Copy of a letter from Benjamin Banneker to the secretary of state, with his answer
Note: Addressed to Thomas Jefferson, transmitting a copy of the writer's almanac and discussing the subject of slavery. (Also on Micfich 1077, no. 24074.)
- Effects of slavery, on morals and industry [microform] / by Noah Webster, Jun. Esq. Counsellor at law and member of the Connecticut Society for ehe [sic] Promotion of Freedom. (Also on Micfich 1077, no. 26448).
- A narrative of the proceedings of the black people, during the late awful calamity in Philadelphia, in the year 1793: and a refutation of some censures, thrown upon them in some late publications... [treatment of blacks in yellow fever epidemic] (Also on Micfich 1077, no. no. 27170)
- Expostulatory letter to George Washington, of Mount Vernon, on his continuing to be a holder of slaves [microform] / Rushton, Edward, 1756-1814. (1797)
(Also on Micfich 1077, no. no. 32785.)
- Observations on the slavery of the Negroes, in the southern states [microform] : particularly intended for the citizens of Virginia, / by Juvenis (1785) (Also on Mich 1077, no. 44751)
Virginia slave-trade statistics, 1698-1775 / edited by Walter Minchinton, Celia King, and Peter Waite.
VSL 8/Sl 1, Gov Docs
compiled by Barbie Selby