1753 COLONIAL NEW JERSEY SLAVE DOCUMENT - BILL OF SALE Item number: 170142703540
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Mid-1700s Slave Document, Colonial New Jersey.
Colonial slave document, 1p., 7.5" x 12.25", April 28, 1753. Manuscript in ink on hand laid, watermarked paper. Bill of sale of "One negro girl named Ginney" for 25 pounds from Timothy Rain of Salem County, Province of New Jersey to John Justice, Chester Co., Prov. of Pennsylvania. The document is signed, "Tim. Rain", with seal. Witness signatures of Saml Rain; David "B" his mark Bilderback. The docketing on the verso reads, "A Bill of Sale" from Timy Rains to John Justice."