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Found 2 collections related to Haiti -- History -- 1804-1844

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Edwards, David S., d. 1874
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 963
.2 linear feet (1 box)
David S. Edwards (d. 1874) was a surgeon in the U.S. Navy and served on various warships. In 1857 he was appointed Surgeon of the Fleet for the Pacific Squadron. Collection consists of journal, orders and other papers related to Edwards's naval... more
Toussaint, Pierre, 1766-1853
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3011
2 linear feet (5 boxes); 3 microfilm reels
Pierre Toussaint (1766-1853?) was born a slave in Haiti (then Saint Domingue) and came to New York City in 1787 with the family of Pierre Berard. After becoming a successful hairdresser, Toussaint supported the Berard family and bought the freedom... more
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