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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 95

18. Commissioners under the Treaty of Ghent” Message from the President of the United States, Transmitting the Information Required by a Resolution of the House of Representatives, of the 10th Ultimo, Relating to the Proceedings of the Joint Commission of Indemnities, Due under the Award of the Emperor of Russia, for Slaves and Other Private Property Carried Away by the British Forces, in Violation of the Treaty of Ghent, 19th Cong., 1st Sess., House Doc. 122 (Washington, DC: Gales & Seaton, 1826). (181 p.)

List of slaves taken by the British at the end of the Revolutionary War, broken down by state (Virginia, Maryland, and Georgia) and including the claimants’ names. There is also a separate list of other property lost. The names of approximately 3000 slaves appear in this document.