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THREE DOLLARS REWARD [runaway ad for apprentice James Gilman]

Bloomfield, John
1792-05-01

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A 16-year-old apprentice named James Gilman ran away from his master John Bloomfield at Woodbridge on January 30, 1792. Gilman was seen leaving Boye's tavern in the village of Quibbletown (present-day New Market area in Piscataway) and going toward…

Birth record for Katy or Catharine, daughter of Hannah, reported by slaveholder Abraham Dunham

Middlesex County Clerk
1805-04-04

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Slaveholder Abraham Dunham reports that Hannah, an enslaved woman, gave birth to daughter Katy or Catharine on November 27, 1804.

Birth record for Dinah, daughter of Rose, reported by slaveholder George Farmer

Middlesex County Clerk
1805-08-12

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Slaveholder George Farmer reports that Rose, an enslaved woman, gave birth to daughter Dinah on January 30, 1805.

Birth record for Martha, daughter of Susan, reported by slaveholder Michael Garrish

Middlesex County Clerk
1806-02-04

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Slaveholder Michael Garrish reports that Susan, an enslaved woman, gave birth to daughter Martha on December 27, 1805.

Birth record for Deyaun, reported by Jacob Vandevanter

Middlesex County Clerk
1807-05-20

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Slaveholder Jacob Vandevanter Sr. reports that an enslaved female child named Deyaun was born in his household on September 4, 1806. The mother's name is not listed in this record.

Birth record for Sarah Ann, daughter of Hannah, reported by slaveholder Elizabeth Vandeventer

Middlesex County Clerk

1809-03-28

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Slaveholder Elizabeth Vandeventer, reports that Hannah, an enslaved woman, gave birth to daughter Sarah Ann on May 17, 1808.

(Hannah gave birth to two daughters on May 17, 1808. See related birth record for Sarah Ann.)

Birth record for Julia Ann, daughter of Hannah, reported by slaveholder Elizabeth Vandeventer

Middlesex County Clerk
1809-03-28

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Slaveholder Elizabeth Vandeventer, reports that Hannah, an enslaved woman, gave birth to daughter Julia Ann on May 17, 1808.

(Hannah gave birth to two daughters on May 17, 1808. See related birth record for Sarah Ann.)

Twenty Dollar Rewards [runaway ad for Elsy Murray]

Bogart, Peter
1818-05-14

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Elsy Murray, a 20-year-old black woman, ran away from slaveholder Peter Bogart in Princeton on February 13, 1818. Elsy Murray could read well and had a pass for 2 days. She had a brother near Piscataway, and the slaveholder supposed that someone…

Manumission of Henry Compton by slaveholder Miles Smith

Middlesex County Clerk
1821-11-12

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Slaveholder Miles Smith manumitted a 22-year-old man named Henry Compton on 11/12/1821. The Middlesex County Book of Manumissions and Removals contains two records related to Henry Compton’s manumission. The Certificate of Manumission was issued on…

FOR SALE, A BLACK MAN, Slave for life

Mundy, Michael
1822-04-18

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Michael Mundy of Piscataway seeks to sell a black man in a private sale. The man is 33 years old and is skilled in farming.

Birth record for Cato Edgar and Martin King, sons of Dihan, reported for the estate of slaveholder John Smalley

Middlesex County Clerk
1830-02-06

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Executors of the estate of slaveholder John Smalley report that Dinah, an enslaved woman, gave birth to sons Cato Edgar (on October 25, 1825) and Martin King (on July 24, 1829).

Memo: Harry Hazelwood Jr.'s phone call regarding his son's incident with Campus Patrol

Pawa, Irving
1974-03-18

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A memo by Irving Pawa, Acting Director of Alumni Relations, regarding his phone conversation with Harry Hazelwood Jr. RC1943. On March 18, 1974, Hazelwood (who was a judge in Essex County) called Pawa to discuss an incident involving his son's…

Livingston College Center

Rutgers University

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Color photograph of the Livingston Student Center on Livingston Campus at Rutgers University.