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Slavery Collection, 1709-1864
[Manifest of the Steam Boat Phoenix]
Bruin, JosephGay, James, Jr.Hough, Edward S.Brooks, HenryCarter, CharlesMontgomeryShanklano, EllenBerry, SophieBanion, JosephPhenix (Steamer)
Mss Collection - Slavery Collection
Ship manifest of "Negroes, mulattoes, and persons of color taken on" the Steam Boat Phoenix [i.e., Phenix?] of Alexandria from the port of Alexandria [Virginia] to Washington. Includes names of ship's Master James Gay, Jr., shipper Joseph Bruin, and collector Edward S. Hough. Names shipping company Bruin & Hill. Lists 6 slaves as well as 1 infant.
Slaves--TransportationSlave shipsSlave trade
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