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Guide to the Ascention insurance account, 1793

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Summary

Account detailing the value of the ship Ascention and its cargo including 52 slaves. Apparently, the ship was lost in the slaves' insurrection in 1793. Information was gathered for the purpose of collecting insurance. The ship was on a voyage to Madagascar on the South coast of Africa and ultimately to Newport, R.I.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.30084
Title
Ascention insurance account
Date
1793
Creator
Ascention (Ship)
Extent
1 items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

Account detailing the value of the ship Ascention and its cargo including 52 slaves. Apparently, the ship was lost in the slaves' insurrection in 1793. Information was gathered for the purpose of collecting insurance. The ship was on a voyage to Madagascar on the South coast of Africa and ultimately to Newport, R.I.

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How to Cite

Ascention insurance account, 1793, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

Ascention insurance account, 1793
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Provenance

Purchase 1986

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This finding aid was derived from a MARC record using a crosswalk defined in marc2ead_section.xsl. The finding aid was generated as part of a larger project to digitize several thousand small collections housed in Section A, January 2017.