2 edition of Kingsley and his slaves found in the catalog.
Kingsley and his slaves
Karen Jo Walker
by South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of South Carolina in Columbia, S.C
Written in English
|Series||Volumes in historical archaeology -- 5.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 191 p. :|
|Number of Pages||191|
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Both an American slave and a slaveowner--and possibly an African princess--Anna was a teenager when she was captured in her homeland of Senegal in and sold into slavery. Zephaniah Kingsley, Jr., a planter and slave trader from Spanish East Florida, bought her in Havana, Cuba, and took her to his St.
Johns River plantation in northeast Florida, where she /5(17). Zephaniah Kingsley is best known for his Fort George Island plantation in Duval County, Florida, now a National Park Service site, and for his pamphlet, A Treatise on the Patriarchal System of Society, that advocated just and human treatment of slaves, liberal emancipation policies, and granting rights to free persons of color.
Paradoxically, his fortune came from the purchase. The book gives an extensive history of Florida's Kingsley Plantation; located on the tip of Fort George Island, between Jacksonville, FL and Amelia Island. A Plantation where the Plantation Owner was an Anglo male (no suprise) with an African wife (surprise!!)Cited by: Mary Kingsley.
M K. Mary Kingsley was born in London in She lived the typical life of a single Victorian woman untilwhen she embarked on a voyage to West Africa, followed by a second trip the following year.
On returning home, she wrote Travels in West Africa, which was published in Laurel Grove was also destroyed as a result of the conflict. In Zephaniah and Anna Kingsley, along with their children and slaves, moved to Fort George Island, a sea island near the mouth of the St. Johns River.
On this thousand-acre island with palm-fringed beaches, birds of every description. While there are interesting stories of earlier and later residents, the tour focuses on Zephaniah Kingsley and his wife Anna Madgigine Jai, who lived on the plantation from to Zephaniah, a successful slave trader, merchant and planter in.
Born in Bristol, England and educated in London after his family moved to colonial South Carolina, Zephaniah Kingsley (–) established his career as a slave trader and shipping magnate, which allowed him to travel widely.
He settled on Fort George Island in after leasing it from on: within the Timucuan Ecological. Popular Sexual Slavery Books Showing of Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide (Hardcover) by.
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Slavery Author: Sven Beckert. Senegal, captured, made a slave and sent to Havana. That was in. One of Spanish East Florida's rich and getting-richer people, Zephaniah Kingsley, was in Havana in aboard his schooner, Esther. He had slaves to sell, 43 male Africans. He sold the. men, bought molasses, rum -- and three female slaves.
Anna Madgigine Jai Kingsley was from Senegal. Her father fought to be ruler in a dynastic clash, but lost. She was taken during a raid on Jolof - to Goree Island off the coast of Senegal, transported to Havana, and purchased by Zephaniah Kingsley of Spanish East Florida/5.
Kingsley's first slaves were brought from his family's plantation in South Carolina. Byhe had acquired a total of slaves at Laurel Grove, obtained from Africa via Cuba, as Spain continued with the slave trade in its colonies.
Relatives: Grandnephew James Whistler. Kingsley Plantation, which dates tofeatures Florida’s oldest standing slave plantation house, 23 slave residences, and associated buildings amid a pristine wetland on Fort George Island.
From toit was run by the South’s most atypical slaveholders: Zephaniah Kingsley and his wife Anna Madgigine Jai, an enslaved Wolof teen he married.
Slave Quarters: The Plantation's 32 slave houses were constructed with a mixture of burned oyster shells, left over from Timucuan middens, dirt, sand, lime and water. Kingsley had been described as an unusually permissive slave owner.
He armed his slaves for protection and gave them padlocks for their cabins. A major contribution not only to Florida history, but also to the history of the Atlantic World. This extensively researched book captures [Zephaniah Kingsley Jr.’s] life and times very effectively an excellent biography.
Kingsley bought slaves in Africa, where legend says he traded for a tribal chief's vanquished enemies, allowing the chief to rid himself of them and make a profit at the same time. Zephaniah Kingsley had a strange relationship with his slave force.
He could speak an African language and worked his slaves under a “task system” which meant that once the daily work was done, slaves were free to take care of their own business, like tending their own gardens, going fishing, or taking care of their cabins.
Get this from a library. Kingsley and his slaves: anthropological interpretation and evaluation. [Karen Jo Walker]. InDaniel L. Schafer, a History professor at the University of Florida published his book Anna Madgigne Jai Kingsley: African Princess, Florida Slave.
She was brought to Florida, then a Spanish colony, where she was sold to Zephaniah Kingsley, a slave trader and a maritime merchant, and she worked on his plantation in northeast Florida.
Kingsley married her and allowed for her freedom in They had four children. She became the manager of the plantation and held the position for 25 years.
From the book jacket of Anna Madgigine Jai Kingsley: African Princess, Florida Slave, Plantation Slaveowner by Daniel L. Schafer: "Both an American slave and a slave owner - and possibly an African princess - Anna was a teenager when she was captured in her homeland of Senegal in and sold into slavery.
Zephaniah Kingsley, Jr.Kingsley's film roles included Exodus: Gods and Kings, as Nun, a Hebrew slave, and Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb, as Merenkahre, a simulacrum of an Egyptian pharaoh and father of Ahkmenrah (in one scene, the character discusses his Hebrew slaves).
InKingsley played a driving instructor in the film Learning to Drive. Anna Kingsley: A Free Woman On the first day of Marchin the Spanish province of East Florida, white plantation owner Zephaniah Kingsley put his signature on a document that forever changed the life of a young African woman.
The document was a manumission paper which ensured her legal freedom.