WHEREAS Deborah Obart, my wife has frequently eloped

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Title

WHEREAS Deborah Obart, my wife has frequently eloped

Creator

Description

George Obart issues a public notice that his wife Deborah Obart frequently runs away from home; he warns people in Middlesex County not to extend credit to his wife. This notice was published in a New Brunswick newspaper, but the location of Obart's household is not mentioned.

Date

1792-05-01

Spatial Coverage

Language

English

Source

Original newspaper issue preserved by Special Collections and University Archives, Rutgers University Libraries. Loose Newspaper Collection (Ac. 3193). Box 27, Folder 5.

Text (Transcript)

WHEREAS Deborah Obart, my wife has frequently eloped from bed and board without any provocation, and has run me in debt at sundry places; I forewarn any person to trust her on my account, as I am determined to pay no debts of her contracting.

GEORGE OBART.

April 23, 1792.

Publication

Place of publication

Page

4

Citation

Obart, George, “WHEREAS Deborah Obart, my wife has frequently eloped,” Scarlet and Black Digital Archive, Rutgers University, accessed February 1, 2023, https://scarletandblack.rutgers.edu/archive/items/show/475.