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Of Princeton's more than 160 endowed professorships and lectureships, four honor men who derived their fortunes from slave labor or contributed to the legacy of slavery in New Jersey and the United States.
The Witherspoon-Jackson Community
The Witherspoon-Jackson community, centered around Witherspoon Street, comprised the heart of Princeton’s African-American community during the 19th century.
Albert Baldwin Dod (1805-1845) was a Princeton professor and a slaveholder at the time of the 1840 census.
The Potter Family of Prospect and Palmer Houses
Prospect House and Palmer House, both now University properties, have deep links to the Potters—a slaveholding family with strong ties to Georgia as well as to Princeton and the College of New Jersey.
Moses Taylor Pyne and the Sugar Plantations of the Americas
The financial contributions of Moses Taylor Pyne (Class of 1877), one of Princeton's most prominent benefactors, reveal the complex relationship between Princeton, the American sugar trade, and the slave economy.
1830 Federal Census
This page of the 1830 U.S. Federal Census for West Windsor, New Jersey lists one slave owned by John Potter at Prospect Farm. (Download for full record.)
1830 Census Entry for Charles Ewing
1830 Census entry for trustee Charles Ewing.
1830 Census Entry for Andrew Kirkpatrick
1830 Federal Census entry for trustee Andrew Kirkpatrick, owner of one slave.
1830 Census Entry for George Spafford Woodhull
1830 Federal Census entry for trustee George Spafford Woodhull.
Manumission of John Skillman
Manumission record for John Skillman, about 39 years old, signed by Caleb Johnson.