(7 x 12), some toning and signs of wear, heavy horizontal crease fold with a small tear in the center, otherwise Good condition. This government was designed to be temporary, but was in place until June 2, 1784, when another constitution was adopted.
John Langdon (1741-1819) was a delegate to Continental Congress from New Hampshire, 1775-76, 1787; served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; President of New Hampshire, 1785-86; 1788-89; member, U. This one was amended in 1792, with no further changes made until 1852 44.
20 documents & artifacts from The Freeman Institute Black History Collection were showcased.
More items from the Collection are exhibited behind the walls. Document signed by MARTIN DELANY, Trial Justice in Charleston, South Carolina, 1877. African American intellectual Martin Robinson Delany (1812-1885), a journalist, physician, army officer, politician, and judge, is best known for his promotion before the Civil War of a national home in Africa for African Americans.
At the Black History Month event (pictured above) in the Washington, DC region, many participants stayed afterwards to review documents and artifacts from The Freeman Institute A photo of the huge area in the main hall near the United Nations visitor's entrance at the United Nation's "Transatlantic Slave Trade" exhibit in NYC (March - May, 2011).
Freeman is the keynote speaker at many Black History presentations and cross-cultural competency training events around the world.
This letter has great content about the making of the United States Constitution -- This is an autographed letter to Langdon signed Jos Barrell, concerning the acquiring of copies of various state constitutions - - - Boston 25th June 1778 Dr Sir, Your favor of 22d came last evening, since 10th June been diligent in inquiring after the Constitutions you desired.
Proud of his African ancestry, Delany advocated unrestricted equality for African Americans, and he participated in conventions to protest slavery.Most of the captives were headed for sugar plantations where theyd be worked to exhaustion, many dying within five to ten years.On the journey home to Great Britain, in July 1700, a fierce storm sank the ship of the coast of Key West, Florida.Authentic slave ball manufactured mid to late 1600s (above, left), with unique handle (approx.50 lb.), -- used on the known London-based slave ship, Henrietta Marie, the oldest identifiable slave ship wreck in the world (July 1700); featured in National Geographic's (August, 2002) -- for "trouble-makers", #3 written on it.He also oversaw its recasting after it cracked during its first ringing.