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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…

Manumission of Miller by slaveholder Abraham S. Neilson of the firm of James H. Neilson, original certificate


1822-05-18

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This item is the original certificate of manumission for Miller issued on May 18, 1822. The certificate states that Miller was brought before the county officials by Abraham S. Neilson of the firm of James H. Neilson. The certificate does not clarify…

Manumission of Phillis by slaveholder John Neilson, original certificate

North Brunswick (N.J.). Overseer of the Poor
1822-01-16

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Slaveholder John Neilson manumitted Phillis on January 16, 1822. This item is the original certificate of manumission signed by the Overseer of the Poor of the Township of North Brunswick (Abraham Van Arsdalen) and two Justices of the Peace for…

Manumission of Ambo by slaveholder John Neilson, original certificate

North Brunswick (N.J.). Overseer of the Poor
1822-01-16

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Slaveholder John Neilson manumitted Ambo on January 16, 1822. This item is the original certificate of manumission signed by the Overseer of the Poor of the Township of North Brunswick (Abraham Van Arsdalen) and two Justices of the Peace for…