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Louisiana Resources

United States Census Records, Church records, slave schedules (all records are free under "family search" and at cost if choosing the "ancestry" option) for the state of Louisiana: https://www.familysearch.org/en/wiki/Louisiana_Census

U.S. African American Griots, Rootsweb Louisiana: https://sites.rootsweb.com/~aagriots/louisiana/index.htm

Louisiana Estate and Probate Files 1756-1984: https://www.familysearch.org/en/wiki/Louisiana_Probate_Records

Genealogy Trails, Slave Deeds of Union Parish, Louisiana: https://genealogytrails.com/lou/union/slave_deeds.html

Henry Johnson's Sale of Enslaved Persons 1844-1851, The Georgetown Slavery Archives: https://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/73

The New York Public Library, Slave Manifests and Auction Receipts, New Orleans, 1861 Invoices and Sales Slips for Slaves Purchased in Louisiana During the Civil War: https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/collections/slave-manifests-and-auction-receipts-new-orleans-1861-invoices-and-sales-slips

Slave Manifest for the Brig Orleans 4/27/1841--5/24/1841: https://www.docsteach.org/documents/document/slave-manifest-brig-orleans

Slavery Collection, 1709-1864. Series VI, Manifests, 1812-1855: https://digitalcollections.nyhistory.org/islandora/object/islandora%3A161301

Inward Slave Manifests Roll 12, 1837-1839: https://afrigeneas.org/slavedata/Roll.12.1837-1839.html



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New York Resources

New York Slavery Records Index, Records of Enslaved Persons and Slave Holders in New York from 1525 through to the Civil War: https://nyslavery.commons.gc.cuny.edu/ Lehman College, Slavery Indexes-Ens

New Jersey Resources

History of Slavery in New Jersey, Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_slavery_in_New_Jersey African Amerian Ancestry Research in New Jersey, Family Search: https://www.familysearch.org

Mississippi Resources

Mississippi Probate Records, 1781-1930: https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/2036959 Mississippi African American Ancestry Resources, Family Search: https://www.familysearch.org/en/wiki/Afri

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