Queens County, N.Y. slave bills of sale, 1751 – 1793

Call Number: 1978.010

Extent: 0.08 Linear feet, in one folder

This collection contains bills of sale for the purchase of slaves in Queens County, N.Y. from 1751 to 1793, prior to the abolition of slavery in New York State. Three of the six bills of sale document the purchase of slaves by the Wyckoff Family of Queens County, as well as John Van Wyck.


  • Van Wyck family
  • Wyckoff family


  • Queens County (N.Y.)


  • African Americans — New York (State) — Queens County
  • Slavery — New York (State) — Queens County

Types of material:

  • Bills of sale

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