- Lawrance (ship)
- Call number
- MssCol 1699
- Physical description
- 1 vol
- Preferred Citation
- Log of the ship Lawrance, Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library
- Manuscripts and Archives Division
- Access to materials
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The Lawrance was a British slave ship, probably in the service of the South Sea Company. Log of a voyage of the Lawrance, Abraham Dumaresq, commander, from Gravesend, England to Holland, and on to Loango, on the west coast of Africa. Departure with slaves aboard for delivery to Buenos Aires, followed by a return toward England with a cargo of hides. In addition to routine entries of longitude, latitude, and wind conditions, log notes deaths of slaves aboard.
Source of acquisitionPurchase, Wormser (Guthrie Barber Sale, Parke-Burnet), 10/24/1947
Using the collection
LocationManuscripts and Archives Division
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street, New York, NY 10018-2788
Brooke Russell Astor Reading Room, Third Floor, Room 328
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Alternative form available
Available on microfilm; New York Public Library; *ZL-234
Selected pages available as digital images