Birth record for Clara, daughter of Ambo, reported by slaveholder John Neilson

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Title

Birth record for Clara, daughter of Ambo, reported by slaveholder John Neilson

Description

Slaveholder John Neilson reports that an enslaved woman named Ambo gave birth to daughter Clara on September 14, 1812.

Date

1812-12-19

Temporal Coverage

1812-09-14

Language

English

Text (Transcript)

I John Neilson of the city of New Brunswick in the township of North Brunswick in the county of Middlesex State of New Jersey, certify that a female negro child called Clara was born of my slave Ambo at the place aforesaid on the 14 day of September in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred twelve. - Witness my hand at New Brunswick aforesd.
John Neilson. -
Rec-d. December 19, 1812 recorded. -

Page

50

Repository

Special Collections and University Archives, Rutgers University Libraries

Archival collection

Middlesex County (N.J.). Records, 1688-1929 (MC 784.1)

Archival location

Birth of Slaves, 1804-1844

Citation

Middlesex County Clerk, “Birth record for Clara, daughter of Ambo, reported by slaveholder John Neilson,” Scarlet and Black Digital Archive, Rutgers University, accessed November 29, 2022, https://scarletandblack.rutgers.edu/archive/items/show/88.