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1.  United States Census record for 1850 showing Henry Shaw's ownership of nine enslaved people.

United States Census record for 1850 showing Henry Shaw's ownership of nine enslaved people. 



1850

2.  United States Census record for 1860 showing Henry Shaw's ownership of eight enslaved people.

United States Census record for 1860 showing Henry Shaw's ownership of eight enslaved people. 



1860

3.  Reynold's Political Map of the United States.

Reynold's Political Map of the United States from 1850. 



1850

4.  1860 Census of the United States statistics of slave states.

1860 Census of the United States statistics of slave states. 



1860

5.  Henry Shaw and slavery.

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. 




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