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Permission slip for Samuel Lane to join the African Association

Kirkpatrick, Andrew

Slaveholder Andrew Kirkpatrick (1756-1831) gives permission to Sam, an enslaved man, to join the African Association of New Brunswick on January 15, 1817.

[The man Sam mentioned here is Samuel Lane, who was manumitted by Andrew Kirkpatrick in…

Manumission of Samuel Lane by slaveholder Andrew Kirkpatrick

Middlesex County Clerk

Manumission Book page 274 Samuel Lane certificate.jpg
Slaveholder Andrew Kirkpatrick manumitted a man named Samuel Lane on August 21, 1818. Samuel Lane was between 21 and 40 years old, but his exact age was not recorded by the county officials. The Middlesex County Book of Manumissions and…

Ten Dollars Reward [runaway ad for Robin and Sam]

Robinson, Alexander
Two black men, Robin and Sam, ran away from slaveholder Alexander Robinson at Belment Farm, near Morristown, on April 9, 1792. Robin was 50 years old and Sam was younger, but his precise age is not mentioned in the newspaper notice. Alexander…

Eight Dollars Reward [runaway ad for Sam]

Stevenson, James
Sam, an 18-year-old black man, ran away from slaveholder James Stevenson (Queen's College graduate, class of 1789). Sam escaped from Amwell, Hunterdon County, on April 24, 1792. James Stevenson offers a reward of $8 for Sam's capture.