Swann Galleries: Printed and Manuscript African Americana, 2471, New York
- Auction Date
- 03/29/2018 - 03/29/2018
|Lot Number||Author Name||Book Title||Place Printed||Year Published||Estimate||Actual Price|
Plan of an African Ship's Lower Deck, with Negroes, in the Proportion of Not Quite One to a Ton.
|Philadelphia||1789||USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00||USD 16,250.00|
|2||Rodrigues Rivera, Jacob.|
Letter from a Newport slave trader to his veteran captain.
|Newport, RI||1785||USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00||USD 2,750.00|
|3||Sartain, John, engraver.|
Cinque, the Chief of the Amistad Captives.
|Philadelphia||1841||USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00||USD 4,320.00|
The Speech ... on a Bill for Regulating the Conveyance of Negroes from Africa to the West-Indies.
|London||1789||USD 400.00 - 600.00||USD 281.00|
The Notorious Triangle: Rhode Island and the African Slave Trade, 1700-1807.
|Philadelphia||1981||USD 200.00 - 300.00||Not Sold|
Narrative of the Life and Adventures of ... an American Slave, Written by Himself.
|New York||1849||USD 5,000.00 - 7,500.00||Not Sold|
|7||Bradford, Sarah H.|
Scenes in the Life of Harriet Tubman.
|Auburn, NY||1869||USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00||USD 2,160.00|
Truth is Stranger than Fiction: An Autobiography of ... Harriet Beecher Stowe's 'Uncle Tom."
|Boston,||1879||USD 500.00 - 750.00||USD 812.00|
Petition against the kidnapping of African-American seamen, as published in the newspaper The Independent Gazetteer.
|Philadelphia||1788||USD 400.00 - 600.00||USD 608.00|
Letters concerning Gabriel Johnson, an enslaved man at Mount Vernon--including his letter from Bruin's Slave Jail.
|Vp,||1842 and 1845||USD 12,000.00 - 18,000.00||USD 21,250.00|
Letter from an enslaved Georgia man to his mother at another plantation.
|Hootenville, GA,||1854||USD 12,000.00 - 18,000.00||USD 17,550.00|
A freedom affidavit issued to a Maryland free black man.
|Frederick County, MD||1838||USD 400.00 - 600.00||USD 1,000.00|
Trial account of an enslaved New York man for arson, with the order to burn him at the stake.
|Kingston, NY||1730||USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00||USD 3,250.00|
The New-York Conspiracy, or a History of the Negro Plot.
|New York,||1810||USD 400.00 - 600.00||USD 438.00|
Issue of the Portland Advertiser with coverage of Nat Turner's Rebellion.
|Portland, ME||1831||USD 400.00 - 600.00||Not Sold|
|16||Kimball, Myron H.; photographer.|
Wilson Chinn, a Branded Slave from Louisiana.
|New York||1863||USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00||USD 11,875.00|
Signed carte-de-visite portrait of escaped slave and accused murderer John Anderson.
|Np, circa||1863||USD 500.00 - 750.00||USD 1,500.00|
Cabinet card portrait of Alfred Jackson, former slave to Andrew Jackson.
|Nashville, TN,||circa 1890||USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00||Not Sold|
Runaway slave advertisement illustrated with "A Good Likeness of Sancho," in a full issue of the Columbian Centinel.
|Boston||1807||USD 800.00 - 1,200.00||USD 625.00|
|20||Shepherd, Rezin D.|
Letter ordering a ship captain to procure slaves in Virginia and bring them to New Orleans.
|Boston||1827||USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00||USD 4,500.00|
Pair of receipts for slaves purchased by William Ashley in South Carolina.
|Barnwell District, SC,||1823-30||USD 250.00 - 350.00||USD 562.00|
Runaway slave broadside: "Ranaway from the subscriber ... a negro man named Daniel."
|Caldwell||1829||USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00||USD 2,750.00|
Group of 3 receipts for slaves owned by the Brown family of Culpeper County, Virginia.
|Culpeper County, VA,||1833-38||USD 300.00 - 400.00||USD 878.00|
Group of 10 slavery documents from Mississippi, mostly from Hinds County.
|Vp,||1848-64||USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00||USD 1,375.00|
Pair of Mississippi slave deeds from the same family.
|Marion County, MS,||1852-60||USD 300.00 - 400.00||USD 219.00|