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Letter in reply to John Neilson regarding the sale of an enslaved man named Jef

Finley, Robert
1794-02-27

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A letter detailing Robert Finley's account of speaking with Samuel Snowden and Mr. Mattison about an enslaved man named Jef. The letter mainly details Jef's personal qualities and skills, as Neilson wishes to purchase Jef but has no prior account of…

Letter to Robert Finley regarding the sale of an enslaved man named Jef

Neilson, John
1794-02-25

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Colonel John Neilson (1745-1833) writes to Robert Finley asking him about the possible purchase of an enslaved man owned by a Mr. Mattison in Princeton for the price of 90 pounds. Neilson inquires about the skills and habits of the enslaved…