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Bill of Sale for Caesar

September 2, 1756 Colonial & Early National (1746-1820)

A bill of sale for an enslaved man named Caesar, whom Princeton president Aaron Burr Sr. purchased in 1756.

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Aaron Burr, Sr. Records; 1753-1999; Office of the President Records: Jonathan Dickinson to Harold W. Dodds Subgroup, Princeton University Archives, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.

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Princeton University Library

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