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Roger Kingsland vs. Cuff, a slave
Series VII: Legal Documents, 1709-1858, and undated
Subseries 2. Depositions, 1746-1839
Abell, HenryKingsland, RichardCuff
New-York Historical Society
Two-page deposition of the separate testimonies of Richard Kingsland of Barbadoes Neck, New Jersey, and his runaway slave, Cuff. Kingsland states that Cuff, has been identified working on a vessel docked at a wharf in New York City, and should be arrested according to law. Cuff testifies that he had run away from his master because of poor treatment. Transcribed and signed by H. [Henry] Abell.
Slavery--New York (State)--New YorkSlavery--New JerseyFugitive slaves--New JerseyFugitive slaves--New York
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