To Rent, THAT elegant and established stand for business...also...For Sale, A BLACK WOMAN

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Title

To Rent, THAT elegant and established stand for business...also...For Sale, A BLACK WOMAN

Description

William B. Parker and Joseph W. Scott, administrators of the estate of the late Alpheus Freeman, seek to sell a black woman, aged 24. Alpheus Freeman (1766-1813) was a Queen's College graduate, class of 1788, and a lawyer with substantial real estate holdings in New Brunswick. The same advertisement also lists 8 buildings for rent in New Brunswick, all belonging to Freeman's estate.

Date

1815-04-13

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)

To Rent,

THAT elegant and established stand for business, the
CITY HALL;
Now in the occupancy of Philip Pierson, situate on the corner of Prince and George streets, in the City of New-Brunswick. The house is large, commodious, and in complete repair—the out buildings are spacious and complete, with a pump of excellent water and a cistern in the yard. This stand is in every respect circulated to carry on an an extensive and profitable business.—Possession given the first of May.

ALSO,
The house adjoining the above, in Prince-street; an excellent stand for a Grocery Store, having been occupied as such for several years.—Immediate possession given.

ALSO,
The house adjoining, in Prince-street—Possession given the first of May.

ALSO,
The house now occupied by John Machet, apposite the above described property, in Prince-street—Possession given the first of May.

ALSO,
The house occupied at present by Simon Pette, adjoining Dennis' Row in George-street—Possession given the first of May.

ALSO,
A house in Somerset-street, opposite the College, at present occupied by Stephen Huat—Possession given the first of May.

ALSO,
A house in Washington-street, near the Turnpike Road, now occupied by Thomas Bell—Possession given the first of May.

ALSO,
The house occupied by Mrs. Freeman, in Burnet-street—Possession given the first May. For further information apply to

WILLIAM B. PARKER, or
JOSEPH W. SCOTT,
Am’rs. of Alpheus Freeman dec.

For Sale,
A BLACK WOMAN, slave for life, about 24 years of age, stout, active and healthy—Apply as above.
Jan 26, 1814. 25-4w.

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Citation

Parker, William B. and Scott, Joseph W., “To Rent, THAT elegant and established stand for business...also...For Sale, A BLACK WOMAN,” Scarlet and Black Digital Archive, Rutgers University, accessed February 1, 2023, https://scarletandblack.rutgers.edu/archive/items/show/523.