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Timeline of Captives Embarked and Disembarked per Year
Timeline: Number of Captives Embarked and Disembarked per Year, 1525-1867
Omar ibn Said Writes Qur’an Verses as "The Lord’s Prayer"
Omar ibn Said, (b. 1770?), a freed slave living in North Carolina, is the author of this page written in Arabic script. A note in English on the back states, “The Lord's Prayer written in Arabic by Uncle Moreau (Omar) a native African, now…
Portrait of Omar ibn Said
The handwriting on the front under the portrait reads, "Uncle Moro" (Omeroh), the African (or Arab) Prince whom Genl. Owen bought, and who lived in Wilmington N.C. for many years, and died in Bladen Co. in 1864, aged about 90…