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Receipt of Sale for Prime

April 4, 1777 Colonial & Early National (1746-1820)

This receipt of sale documents John Taylor's purchase of Prime from Mary Bainbridge.

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"Receipt for slave and other items-Mary Bainbridge," 4 April 1777, MS775, Manuscript Collection, Historical Society of Princeton (Princeton, NJ).

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