Receipt issued to Jacob Van Dike related to Harry, a Black man carried away by followers of the British army

Item

Identifier
NJS-SRC-00654
Source Type
Bill of Sale, Invoice, or Receipt
Title
Receipt issued to Jacob Van Dike related to Harry, a Black man carried away by followers of the British army
Location Created
Middlesex County
Date
17 June 1782
Description
Receipt issued to Jacob Van Dike and signed by James Dunn, Joseph Thickstun, David Dunham.
Transcript
Received June 17th, 1782 of Jacob Van Dike eight pounds and nine shillings proclamation money of New Jersey in full of our demand for ourselves & partners against him for apprehending his negro man Harry carried off by the followers of the British army in this year one thousand seven hundred & seventy six, as witness our hands, this said negro being apprehended with a detachment of the British army.

The words / for ourselves & partners / being first interlined & the word six wrote over the word seven erased.

James Dunn
Joseph Thickstun
David Dunham

Witness
W Robert Morris
Frederick Van Dike
Language
English
Format
1 loose sheet of paper with handwriting
Archive
Special Collections and University Archives, Rutgers University Libraries
Archival Collection
Van Dike Family Papers, 1711–1838 (MC 505)
Archival Location
Box 1, Folder 3: Jacob Van Dike Papers, 1766-1819: Deeds, Bonds, etc., Papers relating to his estate 1809-1819
Record Contributor
Daniel Dias
Jesse Bayker

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