FOR SALE, A HEALTHY ACTIVE, Black Boy

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Title

FOR SALE, A HEALTHY ACTIVE, Black Boy

Description

A slaveholder around New Brunswick seeks to sell a 17-year-old black boy in a private sale. The boy has skills in farming. The slaveholder is not named in the ad, and the prospective buyers are asked to apply to the printers of the Fredonian newspaper for more information.

The ad first appears in the Fredonian in March 1819 and continues to run for at least 3 months until June.

Date

1819-06-10

Language

English

Text (Transcript)

FOR SALE,

A HEALTHY ACTIVE,

Black Boy,

Aged about 17 years, acquainted with all kinds of farming business.

Enquire of the Printer.

March 4.

Publication

Place of publication

Page

4

Geolocation

Citation

“FOR SALE, A HEALTHY ACTIVE, Black Boy,” Scarlet and Black Digital Archive, Rutgers University, accessed December 7, 2022, https://scarletandblack.rutgers.edu/archive/items/show/61.