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    Three Receipts for a "[Free] Woman of Colour" with dates from 1810-1812, Rehoboth [Massachusetts]. Two of the receipts have "Lucy Angel woman of colour" written at the top. All have some soiling, light dampstaining, and occasional smudged ink, but text is readable. These receipts, which are in good condition, provide insight into the business affairs of an early nineteenth century northern freewoman.

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    The receipts have amounts "Received in Cash" along with amounts paid for eggs and loads of wood. One receipt contains the names of Sarah Kent, Noah Robinson, Timothy Green and Daniel Perrin, along with prices paid for rice, sugar, butter, and "two bags of coffee". The Angell family were prominent white New England settlers who arrived in Rhode Island in 1636.



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    October, 2009
    16th-17th Friday-Saturday
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