Samson Adams Papers, 1767-1794

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Samson Adams Papers, 1767-1794
The Samson Adams papers are the estate and business documents of Adams, a free African American man living and working in Trenton, New Jersey, in the late 18th century. Adams worked as a carpenter and laborer, and produced and traded in a variety of items, including soap, milk, corn, and construction materials.
Abraham Hunt ADS to Maskell Ewing, August 17, 1793

Abraham Hunt ADS to Maskell Ewing, August 17, 1793

Bill and receipt for payment to Hunt. Receipt number 29.

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Ab[ram] Hunt AD to Sampson [Samson Adams], November 7, 1789

Ab[ram] Hunt AD to Sampson [Samson Adams], November 7, 1789

Bill for the purchase of two hogs.

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AD to Samson [Adams], 1788

AD to Samson [Adams], 1788

Receipt for payment in full by Samson Adams.

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Adam Adams DS to Maskell Ewing and George Ely, August 13, 1792

Adam Adams DS to Maskell Ewing and George Ely, August 13, 1792

Receipt for a specific legacy. Receipt number 10.

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Archibald William Yard ADS to Maskell Ewing, October 19, 1792

Archibald William Yard ADS to Maskell Ewing, October 19, 1792

Bill and receipt for payment to Yard. Receipt number 19.

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Atkinson & DeCamp ADS to Maskell Ewing, July 30, 1793

Atkinson & DeCamp ADS to Maskell Ewing, July 30, 1793

Bill and receipt for payment owed to Atkinson & DeCamp. Receipt number 27.

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Benjamin Bone DS to Maskell Ewing, August 6, 1792

Benjamin Bone DS to Maskell Ewing, August 6, 1792

Bill and receipt for payment to Benjamin Bone for attending Samson Adams during his final sickness.

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Benjamin Smith ADS to Maskell Ewing, September 15, 1792

Benjamin Smith ADS to Maskell Ewing, September 15, 1792

Bill and receipt for payment to Alexander Chambers and Son. Receipt number 15

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Cato Adams DS to Maskell Ewing, August 6, 1792

Cato Adams DS to Maskell Ewing, August 6, 1792

Bill and receipt for payment to Cato Adams from the estate of Samson Adams. On verso of James J. Harper ADS to Cato Adams, Trenton, [New Jersey], August 4, 1792.

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Cato Addams [Cato Adams] and Eliz[abe]th West DS to Maskell Ewing and George Ely, August 13, 1792

Cato Addams [Cato Adams] and Eliz[abe]th West DS to Maskell Ewing and George Ely, August 13, 1792

Receipt for specific legacies. Receipts numbered 6 and 7.

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