Birth certificate of James, born June 19, 1802, to 'Marianne, the wife of York' belonging to New York City surgeon William Hurst. Document cosigned by attorney Timothy Hurst. James was baptised August 1, 1802, by the Right Reverend Bishop Moore.
One-page bill of the estate of John Bowman, including furniture, house wares, etc.; Lists a male slave named James, a male slave named Morry, and a female slave named Pheby, in Lincoln County, Kentucky.
Four-page affidavit of Benjamin Daley regarding the travel to Kentucky from Maryland and the ownership of the slaves Hezekiah, Killy, Westly, Reuben, Charlotte, Alexander, and James, in Harrison County, Kentucky.
One-page extract from deed of manumission dated August 1, 1791, by Robert Carter of Nomini Hall, Virginia, "recorded in the Northumberland District Court," emancipating his slave James, a bricklayer. Copied and signed by Thomas Edwards.
Four-page deed confirming the heir of John Morrison, namely Ezra Morrison, and regarding property that includes the slaves Dinah, Adam, Charlott, Wyatte, Frances Ann, Maria, James, Mary, Lewis, Dilrey [?], and Elizabeth, in Lincoln County, Kentucky.
Ship manifest of "negroes, mulattoes, and persons of color taken on" the Steamer Mount Vernon from the port of Alexandria [Virginia]. Includes names of shipper James H. Simpson and collector Edward Green. Lists 12 slaves.
Eight-page inventory of the estate of David Brown, including furniture, livestock, and the slaves Sarah, James, Jack, Willis, Charles, Hester, Charlotte, Matilda, Emily, Maria, and Jim, in Jefferson County, Kentucky.
Two-page accessions register listing the additional slave holdings of Thomas Abury, including slaves named Henry, Isaac, Lewis, John, Rachel, Milly, Minny, Henry, Charity, Charlette, Carolina, and James, in Harrison County, Kentucky.