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Title Bushwick slave census
Collection Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks
Photographer Armbruster, Eugene L., 1865-1943
Image ID v1974.022.2.040
Date 1909
Description Text transcribed from W.L. Stone, "History of New York City," page 148

Bushwick
In 1755 a census was taken in all the colonies, except Albany, New York and Suffolk, of slaves. Bushwick numbered 43. [handwritten on page]

Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.2"


Place Names Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Bushwick (New York, N.Y.)
Subject Headings Slaves
Slavery
Census
Copyright Public domain