A NEGRO WOMAN FOR SALE

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Title

A NEGRO WOMAN FOR SALE

Description

A slaveholder in the New Brunswick area seeks to sell a black woman, aged 26. 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 Guardian, or, New Brunswick Advertiser. This newspaper was published by Abraham Blauvelt (Queen's College graduate, class of 1789, and long-time college trustee) who regularly facilitated slave sales for his subscribers.

Date

1809-07-20

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)

A NEGRO WOMAN FOR SALE,

TWENTY six years old, without children, active and industrious—Enquire of the printer.

March 2,

Place of publication

Page

4

Geolocation

Citation

“A NEGRO WOMAN FOR SALE,” Scarlet and Black Digital Archive, Rutgers University, accessed February 1, 2023, https://scarletandblack.rutgers.edu/archive/items/show/517.