TO BE SOLD, a healthy NEGRO MAN

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Title

TO BE SOLD, a healthy NEGRO MAN

Description

Samuel Bloomfield of Woodbridge seeks to sell a 25-year-old black man in a private sale.

Date

1795-10-26

Language

English

Source

Original newspaper issue preserved by Special Collections and University Archives, Rutgers University Libraries. Loose Newspaper Collection (Ac. 3193). Box 27, Folder 14.

Text (Transcript)

TO BE SOLD,
a healthy
NEGRO MAN,

Twenty-five years old, understands farming business, has had the small pox, sold for no fault only for his impudence.

SAMUEL BLOOMFIELD.

Woodbridge, August 24, 1795. 96

Place of publication

Page

4

Geolocation

Citation

Bloomfield, Samuel, “TO BE SOLD, a healthy NEGRO MAN,” Scarlet and Black Digital Archive, Rutgers University, accessed November 29, 2022, https://scarletandblack.rutgers.edu/archive/items/show/510.