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Removal of Dinah to Louisiana, sold by slaveholder William Van Deursen to Jacob Klady

Middlesex County Clerk
1817-08-30

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This is a record of Dinah's removal from the state of New Jersey to Louisiana. Dinah was a young woman enslaved to Dr. William Van Deursen (Queen’s College alumnus 1809, trustee 1823-1873, and brother to Queen’s College Treasurer Staats Van Deursen).…

Removal of Phillis to Louisiana, sold by slaveholder Staats Van Deursen to Jacob Klady

Middlesex County Clerk
1817-09-23

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This is a record of Phillis's removal from the state of New Jersey to Louisiana. Phillis was a 22-year-old black woman enslaved by Staats Van Deursen. Staats Van Deursen was the treasurer of Queen's College (later called Rutgers) for ten years…