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Catalog showing students and faculty at Central College.
Pages from the 1850 federal census showing the Battiste siblings as residents of the Colored Orphan Asylum in Manhattan.
Index of marriages in Boston listing the marriage of Charles A. Battiste, Sr. to Martha A. Sumner in 1840.
Index card suggesting that Charles A. Battiste, Sr. applied for naturalization in 1848. No country of origin is listed.
Index of deaths and internments in Boston showing that Charles A. Battiste, Sr. died of consumption in 1848. The Joseph Battiste listed above him (dying in 1831) may have been his father.
Record of the death of Charles A. Battiste (Jr.) in 1861. Battiste also died of consumption, also known as Phthiris. He died at Deer Island, which was the location of the Boston almshouse for the poor and destitute.
This article in The Liberator (an abolitionist newspaper published by William Lloyd Garrison) lists members of the American Anti-Slavery Society in 1840. Charles A. Battiste (Sr.) was one of the delegates from Massachusetts.
This notice published in The Liberator lists Charles A. Battiste (Sr.) as a member of the First Independent Baptist Church in Boston. Many members of this African-American church were activists in the anti-slavery movement and were leaders of…
This article in The Liberator provides an account of a meeting of colored citizens in Boston to protest the abuses, jailing, and kidnapping of free African-American sailors when passing through southern ports. Charles A. Battiste (Sr.) helped…
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