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Forced Settlement: Documenting Descendants of Enslaved Americans and Their Scottish Connections

Millions descend from the more than 150,000 Scots who settled in North America by 1785. Those settlers, like many settlers of the time, took part in the transatlantic slave trade. A generous grant from the Scottish Government’s Scottish Connections Fund enabled the NYG&B to engage the services of expert researchers to compile the following guide and accompany resources to trace biographical and genealogical connections to those enslaved individuals.

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The Truth of the 110 Survivors Aboard the Clotilda


Please join us Saturday, February 24, 2024, at 1 p.m. ET for a talk by Jeremy Ellis, President of the Clotilda Descendants Association (CDA), “The Truth of the 110 Survivors Aboard the Clotilda.” The Clotilda was the

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