FOR SALE, A LIKELY, HEALTHY NEGRO WENCH

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Title

FOR SALE, A LIKELY, HEALTHY NEGRO WENCH

Description

A slaveholder in the New Brunswick area seeks to sell a 35-year-old black woman. The slaveholder is not named in the ad, and the prospective buyers are asked to apply for more information to the printer of the local newspaper Genius of Liberty, & New-Jersey Advertiser.

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)

FOR SALE,
A LIKELY, HEALTHY
NEGRO WENCH,
Aged 35, was brought up on a farm, understands all kinds of house-work, is a good cook, and sold for no fault. Inquire of Printer.
October 12, 1795.

Place of publication

Page

4

Geolocation

Citation

“FOR SALE, A LIKELY, HEALTHY NEGRO WENCH,” Scarlet and Black Digital Archive, Rutgers University, accessed December 7, 2022, https://scarletandblack.rutgers.edu/archive/items/show/511.