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Slaves (West Indies)

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Audited Accounts, West Indian Accounts Inhabitants and slaves in the town of Christiansted (1755 - 1755)
Central Directorate for the Colonies, The Colonial Office Act of July 23, 1853 on remuneration occasioned by the emancipation of the slaves (1853 - 1853)
Central Directorate for the Colonies, The Colonial Office Compensations occasioned by the emancipation of slaves (1853 - 1872)
Central Directorate for the Colonies, The Colonial Office The slave emancipation, as enacted by an ordinance of July 27, 1847  (1847 - 1853)
Chamber of Customs and Commerce, East and West India Office Documents concerning slave emancipation (1834 - 1847)
Chamber of Customs and Commerce, East and West India Office Miscellaneous documents concerning slave emancipation and free blacks (1826 - 1838)
Chamber of Customs, West India and Guinea Office Abolition of the slave trade (1788 - 1847)
Chamber of Customs, West India and Guinea Office Colonial proclamations ect. (1740 - 1798)
Chamber of Customs, West India and Guinea Office Copy of several comments and proclamations convcerning slaves, including af draft bill for a Slave Act (1672 - 1787)
Chamber of Customs, West India and Guinea Office Documents concerning the Commission for Improvement of the Slave Trade (1783 - 1806)
Chamber of Customs, West India and Guinea Office Draft bills and recommendations concerning the Negro Act, including attatchments (1783 - 1789)
Chamber of Customs, West India and Guinea Office Fragments of a collection of miscellaneous proclamations from the Danisg West Indian government and the office of the governor-general (1775 - 1788)
Chamber of Customs, West India and Guinea Office Index to draft to the Negro Act (1783 - 1787)
Chamber of Customs, West India and Guinea Office Notes on the proposed Negro Act (1783 - 1787)
Chamber of Customs, West India and Guinea Office The negotiations and documentation from the English Parliament concerning the transportation of slaves to America (1789 - 1789)
Chamber of Customs, West India and Guinea Office The population in the Danish West Indies, especially the black population (1755 - 1840)
Chamber of Customs, West India and Guinea Office Transcripts of proclamations, ordinances etc. from the West Indies (1740 - 1845)
Chamber of Revenue, Danish Department, The Table Commission West Indian census 1841 (1841 - 1841)
Chamber of Revenue, Danish Department, The Table Commission West Indian census 1846 (1846 - 1846)
Chamber of Revenue, Danish Department, West India and Guinea Office Copies and abstracts of Governor-General von Prøck's own and the government's and secret council's proclamations, orders, resolutions and permits concerning the customs accounts rendered for the St. Croix  (1756 - 1759)
Commission of August 30, 1793 for the Financial Assistance of Planters on St. Croix Applications received  (1793 - 1803)
Commission of August 30, 1793 for the Financial Assistance of Planters on St. Croix Copybook concerning correspondence with colleges and the Debt Liquidation Directorate in Copenhagen (1792 - 1804)
Commission of August 30, 1793 for the Financial Assistance of Planters on St. Croix Copybook concerning correspondence with the Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Thomas, the Debt Liquidation Directorate, and individuals (1793 - 1804)
Commission of August 30, 1793 for the Financial Assistance of Planters on St. Croix Drafts for letters (1793 - 1800)
Commission of August 30, 1793 for the Financial Assistance of Planters on St. Croix Files concerning valuations of the need for Negroes (1792 - 1803)
Commission of August 30, 1793 for the Financial Assistance of Planters on St. Croix Incoming applications concerning the Negro loan of June 11, 1800 (1800 - 1800)
Commission of August 30, 1793 for the Financial Assistance of Planters on St. Croix Letters received from the Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Thomas (1793 - 1800)
Commission of August 30, 1793 for the Financial Assistance of Planters on St. Croix Miscellaneous unjournalised letters (1793 - 1807)
Commission of August 30, 1793 for the Financial Assistance of Planters on St. Croix Negro loan bonds (1793 - 1819)
Commission of August 30, 1793 for the Financial Assistance of Planters on St. Croix Register concerning correspondence with the Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Thomas  (1793 - 1800)
Commission of August 30, 1793 for the Financial Assistance of Planters on St. Croix Register of letters and applications received (1793 - 1803)
Den til at afgive Betænkning over adskillige de danske vestindiske Øer vedkommende Genstande allernådigst nedsatte Kommission Original propsals made by the Commission concerning the situation of the blacks in the West Indies, including resolutions (1834 - 1843)
Government-General Proclamation books (1733 - 1882)
Government-General Registers of correspondence, series B, journal (1820 - 1848)
Government-General The case against Kierulff, Fugl, and Sarauw concerning maltreatment of the black youth Charles (1833 - 1833)
Government-General, Commission of 1837 concerning the conditions of the unfree Records (1832 - 1842)
Sheriff of Christiansted Index to Sheriff's registers (1807 - 1816)
Sheriff of Christiansted List of proclamations, royal ordinances etc. (1757 - 1821)
Sheriff of Christiansted Police journals (1798 - 1846)
Sheriff of Christiansted Sheriff's registers (1744 - 1896)
St. Thomas and St. John Government, Sheriff of St. John Police journals (1829 - 1892)
St. Thomas and St. John Government, Sheriff of St. John Sheriff's registers (1748 - 1866)
The West India and Guinea Company, Board of Directors Calculations of slaves sold at St. Thomas (1724 - 1739)
The West India and Guinea Company, Board of Directors Reports on the work of field and skilled Company slaves (1751 - 1754)
The West India and Guinea Company, St. Croix Government Letter, order and proclamation books for St. Croix (1737 - 1744)
The West India and Guinea Company, St. Thomas and St. John Government Copy, order and proclamation books (1702 - 1736)
The West India and Guinea Company, St. Thomas and St. John Government Order, letter and proclamation books for St. Thomas and St. John  (1724 - 1740)
The West India and Guinea Company, St. Thomas and St. John Government Proclamation books from St. Thomas (1688 - 1736)
The West India Debt Liquidation Directorate, West Indian Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Croix Accounts of sugar that has passed through the royal weighhouses on St. Croix (1815 - 1846)
The West India Debt Liquidation Directorate, West Indian Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Croix Annual lists of prohibitions (1825 - 1836)
The West India Debt Liquidation Directorate, West Indian Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Croix Appraisals (1786 - 1788)
The West India Debt Liquidation Directorate, West Indian Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Croix Attachments to the Book of Sessions of the Commission for Liquidating the Danish and Dutch Loans (1808 - 1815)
The West India Debt Liquidation Directorate, West Indian Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Croix Case papers of the Probate Court, cases in which the Burgher Council was debtor (1816 - 1841)
The West India Debt Liquidation Directorate, West Indian Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Croix Copybooks concerning letters sent to the Debt Liquidation Directorate in Copenhagen (1786 - 1849)
The West India Debt Liquidation Directorate, West Indian Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Croix Drafts for bonds, arranged according to names: A-Q (1790 - 1790)
The West India Debt Liquidation Directorate, West Indian Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Croix Drafts for letters to the Debt Liquidation Directorate in Copenhagen (1787 - 1830)
The West India Debt Liquidation Directorate, West Indian Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Croix Drafts of general letters (1788 - 1848)
The West India Debt Liquidation Directorate, West Indian Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Croix Files and reports concerning individual plantations on St. Croix  (1787 - 1847)
The West India Debt Liquidation Directorate, West Indian Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Croix Files concerning Agent Arnoldus Finmann (1784 - 1793)
The West India Debt Liquidation Directorate, West Indian Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Croix Files concerning Agent Johannes Wood's debt (1781 - 1793)
The West India Debt Liquidation Directorate, West Indian Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Croix Files concerning bonds (1785 - 1836)
The West India Debt Liquidation Directorate, West Indian Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Croix Files concerning Chief Clerk Reumert's children (1836 - 1846)
The West India Debt Liquidation Directorate, West Indian Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Croix Files concerning Confidential Clerk H. G. Hoffman's debt (1823 - 1837)
The West India Debt Liquidation Directorate, West Indian Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Croix Files concerning debtors' estates (1821 - 1845)
The West India Debt Liquidation Directorate, West Indian Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Croix Files concerning Georg Bigg's estate (1766 - 1835)
The West India Debt Liquidation Directorate, West Indian Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Croix Files concerning honoured and remitted bills of exchange (1836 - 1846)
The West India Debt Liquidation Directorate, West Indian Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Croix Files concerning invoices transferred by the commercial house of Selby, Dungan, and Thompson (1786 - 1792)
The West India Debt Liquidation Directorate, West Indian Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Croix Files concerning the commercial house of Joost van Hemmert and Sons (1789 - 1826)
The West India Debt Liquidation Directorate, West Indian Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Croix Files concerning the loan raised from ter Borch (1773 - 1787)
The West India Debt Liquidation Directorate, West Indian Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Croix Files concerning the royal plantations (1833 - 1844)
The West India Debt Liquidation Directorate, West Indian Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Croix Files from the Bookkeeper's Office concerning stationery and orders (1820 - 1846)
The West India Debt Liquidation Directorate, West Indian Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Croix General copybooks (1786 - 1853)
The West India Debt Liquidation Directorate, West Indian Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Croix General reports on debtors (1793 - 1826)
The West India Debt Liquidation Directorate, West Indian Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Croix Index of names in copybooks concerning letters sent to the Debt Liquidation Directorate in Copenhagen (1815 - 1827)
The West India Debt Liquidation Directorate, West Indian Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Croix Invoices and correspondence concerning shipment of goods from Denmark (1828 - 1838)
The West India Debt Liquidation Directorate, West Indian Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Croix Lease contracts concerning royal plantations (1830 - 1844)
The West India Debt Liquidation Directorate, West Indian Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Croix Ledger concerning debtors' debts and repayments  (1807 - 1813)
The West India Debt Liquidation Directorate, West Indian Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Croix Ledger of mortgages of the plantations (1813 - 1813)
The West India Debt Liquidation Directorate, West Indian Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Croix Letters from the Debt Liquidation Directorate in Copenhagen  (1787 - 1807)
The West India Debt Liquidation Directorate, West Indian Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Croix Letters received, journalised (1786 - 1849)
The West India Debt Liquidation Directorate, West Indian Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Croix List of borrowers' current accounts  (1792 - 1816)
The West India Debt Liquidation Directorate, West Indian Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Croix List of loans raised from ter Borch and administered by Arnoldus Finmann  (1780 - 1787)
The West India Debt Liquidation Directorate, West Indian Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Croix List of payments on account of various loans (1793 - 1814)
The West India Debt Liquidation Directorate, West Indian Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Croix Lists of debtors on St. Croix (1767 - 1785)
The West India Debt Liquidation Directorate, West Indian Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Croix Lists of debtors' repayments of the loan raised from ter Borch  (1790 - 1796)
The West India Debt Liquidation Directorate, West Indian Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Croix Lists of payments to the Liquidation Treasury (1829 - 1846)
The West India Debt Liquidation Directorate, West Indian Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Croix Lists of remittances (1788 - 1805)
The West India Debt Liquidation Directorate, West Indian Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Croix Memorandum books concerning bills of exchange (1790 - 1805)
The West India Debt Liquidation Directorate, West Indian Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Croix Plantation accounts (1829 - 1845)
The West India Debt Liquidation Directorate, West Indian Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Croix Receipts etc. (1786 - 1788)
The West India Debt Liquidation Directorate, West Indian Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Croix Records concerning farming out of royal plantations (1833 - 1846)
The West India Debt Liquidation Directorate, West Indian Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Croix Register concerning royal ordinances and letters from the Debt Liquidation Directorate and collegia in Copenhagen (1789 - 1800)
The West India Debt Liquidation Directorate, West Indian Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Croix Registers of correspondence, journals (1789 - 1849)
The West India Debt Liquidation Directorate, West Indian Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Croix Registers of proceedings (1779 - 1840)
The West India Debt Liquidation Directorate, West Indian Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Croix Reports from the District Attorney (1803 - 1807)
The West India Debt Liquidation Directorate, West Indian Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Croix Royal ordinances and letters from the Board of Finance and the Debt Liquidation Directorate in Copenhagen (1786 - 1790)
The West India Debt Liquidation Directorate, West Indian Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Croix Unjournalised letters (1787 - 1846)
The West India Debt Liquidation Directorate, West Indian Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Croix Weekly reports from the plantations (1842 - 1845)
The West India Debt Liquidation Directorate, West Indian Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Croix Vouchers (1825 - 1826)
The West India Debt Liquidation Directorate, West Indian Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Thomas and St. John Account books of debtor on St. Thomas and St. John (1834 - 1848)
The West India Debt Liquidation Directorate, West Indian Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Thomas and St. John Accounts concerning debtors to the guilders and Negro loan  (1806 - 1816)
Upper Guardians' Administration on St. Croix Miscellaneous printed and unprinted ordinances and proclamations  (1804 - 1848)
West Indian Government Subject files: Land tax register forms for plantations (1772 - 1821)
West Indian Government, Commission concerning larceny and arson committed by Negroes on St. Thomas, 1806 Files (1806 - 1807)
West Indian Government, Military court in Fort Frederik Court records (1848 - 1848)
This contains information about conditions for slaves in the Danish West Indies. The material in the collection has been selected because it contains particularly much information about slaves and slavery. As slaves were an integrated part of society in the Danish West Indies until 1848, you can also find information about slaves in many other archive series than those mentioned here. The collection contains e.g. slave legislation, narratives by slaves and plantation reports.