TO BE SOLD, A Young healthy likely NEGRO WOMAN

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Title

TO BE SOLD, A Young healthy likely NEGRO WOMAN

Description

A slaveholder around New Brunswick seeks to sell a young black woman, aged 20, together with her 14-month-old daughter. The slaveholder is not named in the ad, and the prospective buyers are asked to apply to the printers of the Brunswic Gazette newspaper for more information.

Date

1792-05-01

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)

TO BE SOLD,

A Young healthy likely

NEGRO WOMAN,

OF about twenty years of age, with a female child fourteen months old, as she is a native of New-Jersey, and is very well calculated for doing the business of a kitchen, spinning or any thing of that nature, being brought up in the country; she is sold merely for want of employment, enquire of the Printer.

New-Brunswic, April 28, 1792. 92

Publication

Place of publication

Page

3

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Citation

“TO BE SOLD, A Young healthy likely NEGRO WOMAN,” Scarlet and Black Digital Archive, Rutgers University, accessed December 7, 2022, https://scarletandblack.rutgers.edu/archive/items/show/504.