Record of payment to Jacob Dunham, $39.88 for his negro's services doing masonry (Old Queens Building construction, entry 130)

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Title

Record of payment to Jacob Dunham, $39.88 for his negro's services doing masonry (Old Queens Building construction, entry 130)

Description

On November 30, 1809, Abraham Blauvelt recorded a payment of $39.88 to Jacob Dunham for "his negro's" services. This payment was for "masonry" work.

This is entry number 130 on page 6 of Blauvelt's account book. Blauvelt was the chairman of the Building Committee and recorded the expenses paid for the construction of the college's first permanent building, now known as Old Queens Building.

Date

1809-11-30

Language

English

Text (Transcript)

[Nov. 1809]

30
Masonry Dr. to sum pd Jacob
Dunham for his negro's serv 130 | 39.88

Page

6

Original format

Bound manuscript volume

Repository

Special Collections and University Archives, Rutgers University Libraries

Archival collection

Blauvelt, Abraham, Account book, 1794-1809 (MC 720)

Citation

Blauvelt, Abraham, “Record of payment to Jacob Dunham, $39.88 for his negro's services doing masonry (Old Queens Building construction, entry 130),” Scarlet and Black Digital Archive, Rutgers University, accessed December 5, 2022, https://scarletandblack.rutgers.edu/archive/items/show/201.