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Two Women, a Man, and Three Children

July 31, 1766 Colonial & Early National (1746-1820)

An advertisement announcing the estate sale of President Samuel Finley, held at the President's House on campus.

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Rights Public Domain Format TIFF Newspaper Pennsylvania Journal Place of Publication Philadelphia, PA Ad Author(s) Jonathan Seargeant, Samuel Breese Ad Subject(s) Two Women; A Man; Three Children Ad Type Sale Price suitable price
TO BE SOLD.At public vendue, on the 19th of August next, at the presidents house in Princeton, all the personla estate of the late Revd. Dr. SAMUEL FINLEY, consisting of,Two Negro women, a negro man, and three Negro children, household furniture, horses, and neat cattle, a light waggon, a new
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