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Slavery Collection, 1709-1864
[Birth certificate of William a Black male child]
Cowdrey, Samuel, 1782-1843BettyWilliam
Mss Collection - Slavery Collection
Birth certificate of William, born October 22, 1805, to a 'Slave Betty' belonging to New York City attorney at law Samuel Cowdrey.
Birth certificates--New York (State)--New YorkSlavery--New York (State)--New York
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