- Call number
- MssCol 2483
- Physical description
- .21 linear feet (1 volume)
- Preferred Citation
- An account of the late Negro insurrection which took place in the island of Barbados on Easter Sunday, Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library
- Manuscripts and Archives Division
- Access to materials
- Advance notice required. Request access to this collection.
"An account of the late Negro insurrection which took place in the island of Barbados on Easter Sunday, April 14, 1816" comprises material from private letters and Barbados newspapers giving accounts of losses with names of owners of estates and Sir James Leith's proclamation denying that an order had been sent to the islands for the freeing of the slaves. Includes one color drawing. Bound together with John Poyer's 1808 publication, "The history of Barbados, from the first discovery of the island, in the year 1605, till the accession of Lord Seaforth, 1801."
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
Access to materialsAdvance notice required. Request access to this collection.
Alternative form available
Available on microfilm; New York Public Library; *ZL-411