Permission slip for Phillis to join the African Association

SCUA-AANB-permissionPhillis.jpg

Title

Permission slip for Phillis to join the African Association

Creator

Description

Slaveholder John Neilson (1745-1833) gives permission to Phillis, an enslaved woman, to join the African Association on January 1, 1820.

Date

1820-01-01

Language

English

Identifier

SCUA-AANB-permissionPhillis

Text (Transcript)

Phillis a colored woman has my entire approbation to join the Affrican Association.

New Brunswick
1 Janry 1820

John Neilson

Repository

Special Collections and University Archives, Rutgers University Libraries

Archival collection

African Association of New Brunswick (N.J.). Minute Book, 1817-1824 (MC 50)

Archival location

Unmarked folder with loose slips

Citation

Neilson, John, “Permission slip for Phillis to join the African Association,” Scarlet and Black Digital Archive, Rutgers University, accessed August 17, 2022, https://scarletandblack.rutgers.edu/archive/items/show/111.