1800 Manumission: Peter Randolph

Item

Title
1800 Manumission: Peter Randolph
Identifier
NJS-EVE-00043
Source
Middlesex County Manumissions and Removals, page 11
Manumission of Peter Randolph (certificate dated 1800-02-11), recorded in Manumissions and Removals Book, p. 11. Middlesex County (N.J.) Records, 1688-1929, Vol. XI (MC 784.1). Special Collections and University Archives, Rutgers University Libraries.
Event Description
Peter Randolph was manumitted by Rune F. Randolph of Piscataway, Middlesex County, New Jersey. The certificate of manumission was signed by the Overseers of the Poor of Piscataway (Edward Griffith, David Coriell Jr.) and Justices of the Peace for Middlesex County (Alexander Dunn, Samuel F. Randolph) on February 11, 1800. The document stated that Peter Randolph was examined in court and met the eligibility requirements for manumission in New Jersey, i.e. the person was 21 to 40 years old and was "sound in mind and not under any bodily incapacity" of obtaining a livelihood. Peter Randolph's exact age was not recorded in the document. This manumission was recorded by the Middlesex County Clerk on February 12, 1800.
Event Type
Legal: Manumission registration
Date
11 February 1800
Location
Piscataway, NJ
Primary Participant
Peter Randolph
Participant Details
DETAILS FOR PRIMARY PARTICIPANTS:

*** Peter Randolph ***
Role: Emancipated Person
Age category: Adult
Status: Transition
Enslaver(s) of this participant:
- Rune Fitz Randolph
Verbatim description from source:
"slave named Peter F. Randolph"

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DETAILS FOR OTHER PARTICIPANTS:

Alexander Dunn
Role: Judge

Samuel Fitz Randolph (1741-1811)
Role: Judge

Edward Griffith
Role: Government Official

David Coriell Jr.
Role: Government Official

Rune Fitz Randolph
Role: Enslaver - Manumitter
Record Contributor
Isaac Guzmán
Jesse Bayker

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