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Drawn portrait of Toussaint L'Ouverture, military leader of the slave rebellion in St. Domingo (Haiti), published in Wilson Armistead's biography, "A Tribute for the Negro: Being a Vindication of the Moral, Intellectual, and Religious Capabilities of…

Image of a drawn sketch of a temple in St. Domingo.

Image of drawn portrait of Olaudah Equiano (Gustavus Vassa), author of "The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African. Written by Himself" (1789).

"Letter from W.A. Gilbert, A Runaway Slave from the Danish West Indies to the Danish King" is by William F. A. Gilbert, an escaped slave from the Danish West Indies, who on August 12, 1847, in Boston, Massachusetts, gave his written testament to King…

The Royal African: or, Memoirs of the Young Prince of Annamaboe. Comprehending a Distinct Account of His Country and Family; His Elder Brother's Voyage to France, and Reception There; the Manner in Which Himself Was Confided by His Father to the…

Friendly Advice to the Gentleman-Planters of the East and West Indies" is a 1684 treatise by Thomas Tryon. It is divided into the following three sections: "A Brief Treatise of the most Principal Fruits and Herbs that Grow in the East and West…

Image of a drawn sketch of a scene from John Gabriel Stedman's “Narrative of Joanna; An Emancipated Slave, of Surinam,” published within Stedman's Narrative of a Five Year's Expedition Against the Revolted Negroes of Surinam (1838). The original…

The Speech of Moses Bon Saam, a Free Negro, to the Revolted Slaves in one of the most considerable Colonies of the West Indies at the Head of those Revolted Slaves, who have betaken themselves to the Mountains, in one of the most considerable coonies…
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