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FOR SALE, Or exchange for a Negro Girl, A stout, healthy, Negro Boy


1815-04-13

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A slaveholder around New Brunswick seeks to sell a 12-year-old black boy in a private sale or to exchange the boy for a black girl. The slaveholder is not named in the ad, and the prospective buyers are asked to apply for more information to the…

To Rent, THAT elegant and established stand for business...also...For Sale, A BLACK WOMAN

Parker, William B.
1815-04-13

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William B. Parker and Joseph W. Scott, administrators of the estate of the late Alpheus Freeman, seek to sell a black woman, aged 24. Alpheus Freeman (1766-1813) was a Queen's College graduate, class of 1788, and a lawyer with substantial real estate…

FOR SALE, A NEGRO MAN, slave for life...likewise his son


1815-03-16

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A slaveholder in the New Brunswick area seeks to sell a black man, aged 30, who is a slave for life, and the man's son, who is 7 or 8 years old. The slaveholder is not named in the ad, and the prospective buyers are asked to apply for more…

For Sale. AT her own request, a strong, healthy NEGRO WOMAN


1815-03-16

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A slaveholder in the New Brunswick area seeks to sell a black woman, aged 25, who is a slave for life. The slaveholder is not named in the ad, and the prospective buyers are asked to apply for more information to the printer of the local newspaper…

A Negro Man For Sale

Taylor, Hariot
1810-05-31

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Hariot Taylor of Perth Amboy seeks to sell a 30-year-old black man belonging to the estate of Joseph Taylor. Buyers can also apply to John Heard of New Brunswick for information.

FOR SALE, a healthy and active negro girl


1810-05-31

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A slaveholder in New Brunswick seeks to sell a 10-year-old black girl for $100. The slaveholder is not named in the ad, and the prospective buyers are asked to apply for more information to the printer of the local newspaper Guardian, or, New…

A BLACK BOY NINE years old...for sale


1809-07-20

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A slaveholder in New Brunswick seeks to sell a 9-year-old black boy. The slaveholder is not named in the ad, and the prospective buyers are asked to apply for more information to the printer of the local newspaper Guardian, or, New Brunswick…

A NEGRO WOMAN FOR SALE


1809-07-20

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A slaveholder in the New Brunswick area seeks to sell a black woman, aged 26. The slaveholder is not named in the ad, and the prospective buyers are asked to apply for more information to the printer of the local newspaper Guardian, or, New Brunswick…

FOR SALE, the time of a BLACK WOMAN


1809-07-13

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A master in the New Brunswick area seeks to sell 4 years of labor of a young black woman. The woman is 20 years old and has 4 years left to serve on her indenture. The seller is not named in the ad, and the prospective buyers are asked to apply for…

FOR SALE, A BLACK MAN

Bunyan, James
1801-03-27

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James Bunyan of Princeton seeks to sell a young black man, age 18, for a 10-year term for 80 pounds cash.

FOR SALE, A LIKELY NEGRO GIRL


1799-05-28

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A slaveholder in the New Brunswick area seeks to sell a young black woman, age 19. The slaveholder is not named in the ad, and the prospective buyers are asked to apply for more information to the printer of the local newspaper Guardian, or, New…

FOR SALE, THE time of an indented NEGRO GIRL


1799-05-28

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A master in the New Brunswick area seeks to sell 2 years of a black girl's labor. The girl is 16 years old and is an indentured servant with 2 years left on her indenture term. The seller is not named in the ad, and the prospective buyers are asked…

TO BE SOLD. A HEALTHY, likely Negro girl


1794-11-11

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A slaveholder in the New Brunswick area seeks to sell a 14-year-old black girl in a private sale. The slaveholder is not named in the ad, and the prospective buyers are asked to apply for more information to the printer of the local newspaper…

For want of Employ, will be Sold Cheap...Negro Girl

Vickers, Mary
1793-10-23

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The administrators of the estate of Thomas L. Vickers in New Brunswick seek to sell a 17-year-old black girl. The administrators are Moses Scott, John Bray, and Mary Vickers.

To be Sold at Private Sale. A NEGRO WENCH...also a Negro Boy

Story, William
1793-10-23

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William Story seeks to sell a black woman, aged 27, and a black boy aged 8, in Matchiponix (now usually spelled Matchaponix) in Middlesex County.

DRY GOODS...Cholwell wants to purchase a Negro Boy

Cholwell, Jacob
1793-10-23

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Jacob Cholwell, a proprietor of a dry good store on Albany Street in New Brunswick, seeks to purchase a black boy from 8 to 12 years of age.

To be SOLD at Private Sale...NEGRO WENCH...with a likely male child

Haskell, Samuel
1793-10-23

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Samuel Haskell seeks to sell a black woman, aged 20, together with her 18-month-old son in a private sale.

SIX CENTS REWARD [runaway ad for apprentice James Smock]

Downs, Robert
1815-03-16

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Indented apprentice James Smock, aged 16, ran away from his master Robert Downs in New Brunswick on August 20, 1814. Robert Downs offers a reward of 6 cents for Smock's capture and warns others not to harbor or trust the runaway.

This notice was…

One Cent Reward [runaway ad for apprentice Dennis Oglesby]

Coon, William
1810-05-31

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Apprentice Dennis Oglesby ran away from his master William Coon near Middlebrook on April 4, 1810. Coon offers a nominal reward of one cent for Dennis Oglesby's capture. The runaway notice does not mention Oglesby's race or color or any identifying…

In custody in Middlesex gaol, the following negro men [pickup notice for Adam Hill, Henry Hall, and Isaac Harmone]


1800-01-07

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Three black men, Adam Hill, Henry Hall, and Isaac Harmone, were captured and committed to jail in New Brunswick as suspected runaways. The keeper of the Middlesex county jail publishes a notice stating that the three men will be sold by the jailer if…

100 DOLLARS REWARD [runaway ad for Joe]

Duncan, John
1815-04-13

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A black man named Joe, aged 32, ran away from slaveholder John Duncan on July 4, 1814, in the vicinity of Cranbury Neck in Cranbury Township, Middlesex County. John Duncan offers a reward of $100 for Joe's capture.

This notice was first issued on…

Ten Dollars Reward [jailbreak notice for Rachel]

Farmer, George
1815-03-16

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Rachel, a 20-year-old black woman, escaped from the Middlesex County jail in New Brunswick on the night of January 15, 1814. George Farmer, owner of the Belle Vue estate across the river from New Brunswick (in present-day Highland Park) offers a…

100 Dolls. Reward [runaway ad for Cato]

Farmer, George
1815-03-16

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Two black men, named Leven and Cato, both aged approximately 23 years, ran away from slaveholder George Farmer on November 22, 1814. George Farmer offers a reward of $100 for their capture and describes the men's clothing and physical features in…

100 DOLLAS REWARD [runaway ad for Joe]

Duncan, John
1814-10-27

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A black man named Joe, aged 32, ran away from slaveholder John Duncan on July 4, 1814, in the vicinity of Cranbury Neck in Cranbury Township, Middlesex County. John Duncan offers a reward of $100 for Joe's capture.

This notice was first issued on…

Twenty-five Dollars Rward [runaway ad for Nance]

Rue, William
1810-05-31

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Nance, a 20-year-old black woman, ran away from slaveholder William Rue on May 12, 1810, in the vicinity of Spotswood, Middlesex County (approximately 8 miles south of New Brunswick). Nance is literate and her master suspects that she forged a pass…

Fifteen Dollars Reward [runaway ad for Nell, alias Bets]

Poillon, John P.
1810-05-31

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Nell, also known as Bets, a 32-year-old black woman, ran away from slaveholder John P. Poillon of Staten Island in May of 1810. John P. Poillon offers a reward of $15 for Nell's return.

This notice was issued on May 28, 1810.

TWO NEGROMEN [pickup notice for Matthew Fairfax and Levi Brown]

Keenon, Peter
1801-03-27

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Two black men, Matthew Fairfax and Levi Brown, were captured and committed to jail in New Brunswick as suspected runaways on January 1, 1801. Peter Keenon, the keeper of the prison of Middlesex county, publishes a notice stating that the two men will…

FOR SALE By the subscriber, a Negro wench

Hardenbergh, Jacob Rutsen
1801-03-27

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Jacob R. Hardenberg (Queen's College trustee and son of the college's first president) advertises a 35-year-old black woman for sale in Somerville. The ad was first issued on December 16, 1800, and ran for at least 3 months until March 1801 in…