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Sean M. Kelley

in The Voyage of the Slave Ship Hare: A Journey into Captivity from Sierra Leone to South Carolina

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627687
eISBN:
9781469627700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627687.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the slaveholdings on which the Hare captives lived. About one-fifth of the captives would up living in or near Charles Town, working as domestic servants and in the city’s ... More


The Voyage of the Slave Ship Hare: A Journey into Captivity from Sierra Leone to South Carolina

Sean M. Kelley

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627687
eISBN:
9781469627700
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627687.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

From late 1754 to early 1755, the slave ship Hare completed a journey from Newport, Rhode Island, to Sierra Leone, and back to the United States—a journey which transformed over seventy Africans into ... More


The Sale

Sean M. Kelley

in The Voyage of the Slave Ship Hare: A Journey into Captivity from Sierra Leone to South Carolina

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627687
eISBN:
9781469627700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627687.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter centers on the Hare’s arrival at Charles Town, South Carolina and the sale of the captives in March 1755. It begins with a description of the colony and town, emphasizing the economic ... More


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