For want of Employ, will be Sold Cheap...Negro Girl

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Title

For want of Employ, will be Sold Cheap...Negro Girl

Description

The administrators of the estate of Thomas L. Vickers in New Brunswick seek to sell a 17-year-old black girl. The administrators are Moses Scott, John Bray, and Mary Vickers.

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)

For want of Employ, will be Sold Cheap at Private Sale,

A LIKELY, HEALTHY NEGRO GIRL,

seventeen years of age, belonging to the estate of Thomas L. Vickers, dec. for terms apply to either of the subscribers.

MOSES SCOTT,
JOHN BRAY} Admin’tors
MARY VICKERS, Ad’strix.

New-Brunswick, Sept, 24, 1793 47tf.

Place of publication

Page

4

Geolocation

Citation

Vickers, Mary, Scott, Moses, and Bray, John, “For want of Employ, will be Sold Cheap...Negro Girl,” Scarlet and Black Digital Archive, Rutgers University, accessed September 25, 2022, https://scarletandblack.rutgers.edu/archive/items/show/508.