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This legal document is for the sale of enslaved people from the estate of Samuel Grove, deceased, to John Faucherand Grimke. Samuel Grove was the husband of Jane Grove and stepfather to John Kean, the executrix and executor of his estate. Names of the enslaved people: London, Cuffy, Cudjoe, John, Sancho, Ocra, Gloster, Celia, Doll, Cloe, Hannah, Betty, Ceasar, Chance, Sarah, Bess, Cato, Edinborough, Primus, Sampson, Peter, June, December, Sandy, September, October, Billy, Guinea Peter, Kate, Affy, Flora, Minnah, Moll, Pender, Venus, Bella, Lettice, Ben, Rinah, Bess, Little Venus Mariane, Bosan, and Joe. This indenture was signed in the presence of William Frinr.
Jane Grove, formerly Jane Watson and Jane Kean (c1760-1782), John Kean (1755-1795), John Faucherand Grimke (1752-1819)
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Grove, Jane, John Kean, and John F. Grimke. Jane Grove and John Kean on behalf of Samuel Grove to John Faucherand Grimke, January 1, 1778. Manuscript. From Special Collections Research Library and Archives, Kean University, Liberty Hall Collection 1770s. https://digitalcommons.kean.edu/lhc_1770s/1
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