Richard Wright

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Person Record Title
Richard Wright
Identifier
NJS-PER-00037
Given Name
Richard
Family Name
Wright
Sex
Male
Occupation
Government
Biographical Description
Richard Wright was a resident of Middlesex County, New Jersey. He served as the Overseer of the Poor of Woodbridge in the early 19th century. In this official capacity, he issued manumission certificates for residents of Woodbridge whose enslavers agreed to set them free.
Place of Significance
Woodbridge
Record Contributor
Jesse Bayker

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