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Old Queens Bell

Rutgers University

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Modern-day photograph of Old Queens Bell by Dennis Connors for Rutgers University. The bell was donated by Colonel Henry Rutgers in 1826.

Manumission of Thomas Boston by slaveholder Henry Rutgers

New York Manumission Society

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Deed of manumission dated June 12, 1817, with which Henry Rutgers manumits an enslaved man named Thomas Boston. Sealed and delivered in the presence of Richard Riker, and certified by Richard Riker and Jacob Radcliff.

Portrait of Henry Rutgers (1745-1830)

Crehen, Charles G.

Lithograph portrait of Henry Rutgers by artist Charles G. Crehen. Copy from an oil painting by Henry Inman. Henry Rutgers sat for the portrait with Inman around 1828, when Rutgers was approximately 83 years old. Crehen drew his lithograph from…