Resources on the Transatlantic Slave Trade in Biloxi, Mississippi.

Trans-Atlantic Voyages of Captive Africans to Biloxi | Open Tour


The content of these documents provides details of the Middle Passage, specific vessels transporting captive Africans, the arrival of these people, and the ubiquity of slavery. The following resources include racist language as well as references to violence, dehumanization, and the enslavement of Africans. The language contained in the following documents may be upsetting to some readers.

Books and Literature

Further Reading

Slave Voyages

“The Illinois Country and the Treaty of Paris of 1783″ by Norman A. Graebner.

A Guide to French Louisiana Manuscripts: An Expanded Edition of the 1926 Surrey Calendar with Appendices

Historic Resource Study Guide: Ship Island, Harrison County, Mississippi, Gulf Islands National Seashore Florida/Mississippi

Directory of French Slave Expeditions in the 18th Century