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Letter to Col. Henry Van Dike concerning a donation of land for Queen's College from the estate of James Parker Sr.

Parker, James

James Parker letter to Henry Van Dike.pdf
On October 16, 1807, James Parker Jr. (1776-1868) writes to Col. Henry Van Dike to confirm Parker's intention to transfer a plot of land in New Brunswick to the Queen's College Board of Trustees. Parker describes the five-acre plot of land in detail.…

Birth record for Sally, Anthony, Albert, and George, children of Martha, reported by slaveholder Henry Van Dike


Middlesex County Clerk

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Slaveholder Henry Van Dike [or Henry Van Dyke] reports that Martha, an enslaved woman, gave birth to four children: daughter Sally (09-12-1815), and sons Anthony (10-28-1816), Albert (11-01-1818), and George (08-12-1821).