For Sale, A NEGRO GIRL

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Title

For Sale, A NEGRO GIRL

Creator

Description

Elijah Slack of Princeton advertises a young black woman for sale in a New Brunswick newspaper. The woman is 19 years old and is a slave for life. Prospective buyers are instructed to contact John N. Simpson of New Brunswick for more information.

Date

1816-08-08

Language

English

Text (Transcript)

For Sale,
A NEGRO GIRL,
Nearly 19 years of age. She is well versed in all kinds of house work, and is a very good spinster. It is believed she will particularly suit a farmer. She is a slave. For terms enquire of John N. Simpson, Esq. New Brunswick—Samuel Leake, Esq. Trenton—or of the subscriber in Princeton.
ELIJAH SLACK.
July 18. 3tp

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Place of publication

Page

4

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Citation

Slack, Elijah, “For Sale, A NEGRO GIRL,” Scarlet and Black Digital Archive, Rutgers University, accessed December 7, 2022, https://scarletandblack.rutgers.edu/archive/items/show/58.