Manifest for the ship Fashion listing an enslaved girl, Sally, age 14

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  • Image for Manifest for the ship Fashion listing an enslaved girl, Sally, age 14
2 images
Signed by
Torrey, John P.
Fullerton, S. W.
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 8 1/4 × 13 5/8 in. (21 × 34.6 cm)
Type
ships' manifests
Place used
Port Pontchartrain, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date
January 27, 1844
Description
This pre-printed and handwritten form is a slave manifest for the ship Fashion with a home port of New York traveling from Port Pontchartrain in New Orleans, Louisiana, to Mobile, Alabama, dated January 27, 1844. The document is signed by the ship's owner, John P. Torrey and the ship's master, S. W. Fullerton. One enslaved girl named Sally, aged 14, is listed on the manifest. The reverse of the form has pre-printed and handwritten text granting permission for the ship's travel to Mobile.
Topic
African American
Business
Children
Domestic slave trade
Fancy Girl trade
Slavery
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2014.174.4
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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