Agenoria (Ship) records

Agenoria (Ship) records

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Agenoria (Brig).
Title: Agenoria (Ship) records
Dates: 1779-1798
Quantity: 0.025 Linear feet (1 folder housed with minor collections MS 2066-MS 2156)
Abstract:The collection consists of a volume pertaining to the slave ship Agenoria from 1797-1798. The volume records in detail the sale of the 67 slaves brought from Africa to Savannah, Georgia and includes the number and sex of slaves sold, to whom they were sold, price paid, as well as the auction of remaining slaves. Additional entries contain itemized accounts of expenses for food, clothing, nursing, and selling the slaves. The document was apparently used as evidence in a legal suit between Godwise, Ludlow and Co. and John and Benjamin Brown.
Coll. Number: ms2114(m)

Biographical/Historical Note

The Agenoria was a slave ship which arrived in Savannah, Georgia in 1797 carrying 67 slaves from Africa.

Index Terms

Godwise, Ludlow & Co..
Savannah (Ga.)
Slave records--Georgia.
Slave trade--Georgia.
Slave traders--Georgia.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Agenoria (Ship) records, MS 2114. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

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