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"Negro Man" to be sold by Cezar Trent

January 12, 1795 Colonial & Early National (1746-1820)

Advertisement for the sale of an enslaved man belonging to Cezar Trent, a prominent member of the Black community in Princeton.

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TO BE SOLD, A Likely, smart, healthy NEGRO MAN, about 30 years of age – He is very handy at house and all kinds of farming work. Sold for no fault but the want of a master. Any person inclining to purchase, will apply to the jailor in Trenton, or
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