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Drawing of a scene on board a ship. Two French soldiers are forcing a Haitian soldier to walk the plank, while two others await the same fate. There is a group of women crying in a circle on the deck of the ship and two French soldiers standing…

Drawing of Toussaint and his wife kissing on the deck of a ship while their children stand close by. The family is shown surrounded by French soldiers. In background, a lone sailor sits on a cannon, gazing out into the harbor.

Drawing of a ship and three smaller boats just off the coast of Cape St. Francois.

Drawing of the slavers of the coast of Africa inspecting newly enslaved Africans brought to the coast. Represents a transaction between local African slave traders with European slave traders. A European slave trader holds a whip over his head, ready…

Drawn map of St. Domingo (Haiti)

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…

"Speech by a Black of Guardaloupe, at the Funeral of a Fellow-Negro. From a Letter from a Merchant at Jamaica to a Member of Parliament in London, Touching the African Trade" (1709), printed London: for A. Baldwin

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…

The 1799 narratives of Ashy and Sibell, originally taken down by a white West Indian, John Ford, are reproduced here from Jerome S. Handler's article, "Life Histories of Enslaved Africans in Barbados" (1998).

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…
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