Missouri Botanical Garden Logo

An Illustrated History 
of the Missouri Botanical Garden
Illustrated History Home    Historical Timeline
Browse by Subject Matter    Garden Home 

   Search for   Advanced Search  

  

Title: Henry Shaw and slavery.
Description: While a young merchant in St. Louis Shaw began buying enslaved persons in the 1820s. In 1850 Shaw owned nine and by 1853 eleven; 1860 census records list eight enslaved persons. As with the 1850 census, their names were not listed. Please see the historical timeline for more information.

Additional information below.

Image of While a young merchant in St. Louis Shaw began buying enslaved persons in the 1820s. In 1850 Shaw owned nine and by 1853 eleven; 1860 census records list eight enslaved persons. As with the 1850 census, their names were not listed. Please see the historical timeline for more information.
View Image in Detail

TitleHenry Shaw and slavery.
Creator
Subject African Americans
Bounty hunters
Census records
Enslaved People
Fondren, John D.
Fugitive slaves
Jim (Enslaved Person)
Joseph (Enslaved Person)
Juliette (Enslaved Person)
Lynch, Bernard
Meachum, Mary
Melvin, A.
Mississippi River
Missouri
Property tax
Saint Louis
Sarah (Enslaved Person)
Shackles
Shaw, Henry, 1800-1889
Slavery
Tabitha (Enslaved Person)
Taxes
Underground Railroad
United States

RelationImages
DescriptionWhile a young merchant in St. Louis Shaw began buying enslaved persons in the 1820s. In 1850 Shaw owned nine and by 1853 eleven; 1860 census records list eight enslaved persons. As with the 1850 census, their names were not listed. Please see the historical timeline for more information.
PublisherMissouri Botanical Garden
ContributorMissouri Botanical Garden
Date of original
Date scanned
TypeImage
FormatTIF
IdentifierIMAGE 0131
SourceDigital Image
Language
Coverage
Rightshttp://www.mobot.org/mobot/archives/copyright.asp
Width of original
Height of original
Condition of original

Copyright © 2000-2021  |  Missouri Botanical Garden  |  Contact MBG Archives