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- Tags: James Parker (1776-1868)
Letter to Col. Henry Van Dike concerning a donation of land for Queen's College from the estate of James Parker Sr.
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.…
Middlesex County Clerk
Slaveholder James Parker of Perth Amboy manumitted 25-year-old man John Annin (known as Jack) on August 8, 1822. In his Deed of Manumission, James Parker stated that he had purchased John Annin in 1807 from his former owner Joseph Annin of Somerset…