FOR SALE, A BLACK MAN

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Title

FOR SALE, A BLACK MAN

Creator

Description

James Bunyan of Princeton seeks to sell a young black man, age 18, for a 10-year term for 80 pounds cash.

Date

1801-03-27

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 SALE,

A BLACK MAN, eighteen years of age, can do all kind of work, but prefers out door. Price eighty pounds cash for ten years, enquire of James Bunyan.

Princeton, March 4, 1801. 20-tf

Place of publication

Page

1

Geolocation

Citation

Bunyan, James, “FOR SALE, A BLACK MAN,” Scarlet and Black Digital Archive, Rutgers University, accessed February 1, 2023, https://scarletandblack.rutgers.edu/archive/items/show/515.