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Description

A legal document for the sale of an Enslaved Woman named Jude, about 23 years old, and an infant boy named Thomas, 8 months and 4 days. Caleb O. Halsted, from the Township of Elizabeth, NJ, sold both to Luther Bonnell, of Springfield, NJ. It stated that Thomas was his [Bonnell's] to manumit.

Recipient

Luther Bonnell

Creation Date

9-21-1818

Document Type

Manuscript

Collection

Liberty Hall Collection, 1711-1847 (bulk 1790-1830)

Inventory Location

Bay 1, Column 2, LHC Series 4

Rights

This collection is open to the public for research use. Copyright remains with Kean University. Credit this material. Personal photographs may be made for research purposes. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to Lynette Zimmerman, Executive Director at the Liberty Hall Academic Center & Exhibition Hall at lzimmerm@kean.edu.

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Special Collections Research Library and Archive, Kean University

Bill of Sale for Jude and Thomas, September 21, 1818

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