Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Attachment, 1757 Dec 8
The goods of Gabriel Dutcher are ordered attached until he shall appear at court to answer Oliver Wolcott. The case involves the seizure of "four negros as the estate of the said John Dutcher" and goes on to list "Tom aged about fifty another named Mary a woman aged about fifty another named Zach a boy aged about eleven and another named Adam aged about six years."
Bellamy, Rev. Joseph, 1782 Jun 16
Letter from Rev. Bellamy dated June 16, 1782 from Bethlem, asking Capt. Morris for the status of his servant Robert Potter, who was bound out to Rev. Bellamy and mustered into the Continental Army. Includes a typed transcript.
Bristol, William B., 1833-1842
Newman Hungerford Photograph Album
Two letters regarding the end of the U.S. Civil War; offers a proposition for leasing plantation land through the Freedman's Bureau and working them with paid labor of African Americans; notes that Northern men have made profits doing this and provides an estimate of anticipated costs and probable income.
Benjamin Tallmadge collection
Reports capture of British privateer Three Brothers by ship commanded by Amos Hubbell of Stratford and troops commanded by Caleb Brewster; Tallmadge asks Washington for an order condemning the ship; some African Americans among the prisoners.
Acknowledges and commends Maria's letter; remarks that his son George Washington Tallmadge has mistaken Thomas Paine for a hostler; dscription of Paine's physiognomy; asks Maria to try to teach Ebo, a young African American, how to read.
Report of a raid led by Tallmadge on Lloyd's Neck, Long Island, consisting of a detachment of the 2nd Continental Light Dragoons plus other Continental troops; mentions capture of Capt. Glover with certificate from Lt. Col. John Graves Simco and an African American belonging to a Tory, John McAlpin.