To be Sold at Private Sale. A NEGRO WENCH...also a Negro Boy

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Title

To be Sold at Private Sale. A NEGRO WENCH...also a Negro Boy

Creator

Description

William Story seeks to sell a black woman, aged 27, and a black boy aged 8, in Matchiponix (now usually spelled Matchaponix) in Middlesex County.

Date

1793-10-23

Language

English

Source

Original newspaper issue preserved by Special Collections and University Archives, Rutgers University Libraries. Loose Newspaper Collection (Ac. 3193). Box 27, Folder 15.

Text (Transcript)

To be Sold at Private Sale.

A NEGRO WENCH, about 27 years old, stout and healthy, understands all kinds of house work.—Also a Negro Boy, about 8 years old, an active smart lad, they will be disposed of on reasonable terms, only for want of employ. For particulars enquire of the subscriber at Matchiponix, Middlesex county.

WILLIAM STORY

Oct. 8, 1793. 49, tf.

Place of publication

Page

4

Geolocation

Citation

Story, William, “To be Sold at Private Sale. A NEGRO WENCH...also a Negro Boy,” Scarlet and Black Digital Archive, Rutgers University, accessed February 1, 2023, https://scarletandblack.rutgers.edu/archive/items/show/507.