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  • Collection: Slavery Era Account Books

Ledger, 1816-1847

Dunham, Jacob
1816-1847

Account book of Dr. Jacob Dunham, a New Brunswick physician. Dunham recorded the debts of his customers for medical services. He also recorded money owed to him for hiring out his enslaved man Will.

After Dunham's death in 1832, his heirs used…

Account of Johnston (a colored man, the barber)

Dunham, Jacob
1828-1829

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Dr. Jacob Dunham recorded the balance due for medical services he provided Johnston in October 1828 and January 1829.

Account of Henry Compton (alias Smith, a black man)

Dunham, Jacob
1820-1821

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Dr. Jacob Dunham recorded the amounts owed to him by Henry Compton for medical services that the doctor provided from 1820 to 1821.

Account of Sabina (a Black woman) and her daughter Rachel

Dunham, Jacob
1828-1829

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Dr. Jacob Dunham recorded the amounts owed to him by Sabina and Rachel for medical services that the doctor provided in 1828 and 1829.

Account of Clara (a woman of color)

Dunham, Jacob
1818-1825

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Dr. Jacob Dunham recorded the amounts owed to him by Clara for medical services that the doctor provided from 1818 to 1825.

Account of Lucy (a woman of color, wife of Van Anglen’s man)

Dunham, Jacob
1821-1824

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Dr. Jacob Dunham recorded the medical services he provided Lucy on April 7, 1821. Lucy paid off her debt in 1824.

Account of Phoebe (a free black woman & wife of Mr. Holcomb’s black man)

Dunham, Jacob
1821-06-15

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Dr. Jacob Dunham recorded the medical services he provided Phoebe on June 15, 1821.

Account of Nean or Nicholas (a black man)

Dunham, Jacob
1825-03

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Dr. Jacob Dunham recorded the medical services he provided Nean/Nicholas in March 1825.

Account of Robert Clark (a free black man)

Dunham, Jacob
1818

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Dr. Jacob Dunham recorded the medical services he provided Robert Clark's household during August 1818.

Account of Jasper (a black man at Miles Smith’s)

Dunham, Jacob
1825

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Dr. Jacob Dunham recorded the medical services he provided for Jasper and his family in September 1825.

Account of Sib (a free Black woman)

Dunham, Jacob
1818-04-06

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Dr. Jacob Dunham recorded the medical services he provided Sib on April 6, 1818.

Account of Eunis (A free Black woman)

Dunham, Jacob
1816-1817

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Dr. Jacob Dunham recorded the amounts owed to him by Eunis for medical services that the doctor provided between 1816-1817.

Account of Joseph Dunn [treatment of Tom]

Dunham, Jacob
1817-1826

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Dr. Jacob Dunham recorded the amounts owed to him by Joseph Dunn for medical services that the doctor provided to Dunn's household from 1817 to 1826. Among the people treated in Joseph Dunn's household was an enslaved man named Tom.

Account of Levi Pricket [treatment of Post's negro boy]

Dunham, Jacob
1817-1819

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Dr. Jacob Dunham recorded the amounts owed to him by Levi Pricket for medical services that the doctor provided to Pricket's household from 1817 to 1819.

On July 14, 1817, Jacob Dunham charged Levi Pricket for “dressing Post's negro boy’s eye at…

Account of James Crommelin [treatment of Abraham]

Dunham, Jacob
1817-1826

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Dr. Jacob Dunham recorded the amounts owed to him by James Crommelin for medical services that the doctor provided to Crommelin's household from 1817 to 1826. Dr. Dunham treated an enslaved man named Abraham at Crommelin's.

Account of William Correll (a free black man)

Dunham, Jacob
1820-1828

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Dr. Jacob Dunham recorded the amounts owed to him by William Correll for medical services that the doctor provided from 1820 to 1828.

Account book, 1794-1809

Blauvelt, Abraham
1794/1809

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Abraham Blauvelt used this account book to record the expenses of the Queen's College Building Committee from July 6, 1808, to March 30, 1810. Blauvelt was the chairman of said committee and oversaw the construction of the college's first permanent…

Record of payment to Jacob Dunham, $39.88 for his negro's services doing masonry (Old Queens Building construction, entry 130)

Blauvelt, Abraham
1809-11-30

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On November 30, 1809, Abraham Blauvelt recorded a payment of $39.88 to Jacob Dunham for "his negro's" services. This payment was for "masonry" work.

This is entry number 130 on page 6 of Blauvelt's account book. Blauvelt was the chairman of the…

Account of William Jones (record of Will's labor)

Dunham, Jacob
1817-08

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Jacob Dunham's account book shows that Dunham hired out his enslaved man named Will to William Jones. Will worked for William Jones between August 4 and 13, 1817. This included work as "tending mason" with Mr. Chapman on August 5, 1817. William Jones…

Record of payment to Jacob Dunham, $5.06 for labor of his negro on the foundation (Old Queens Building construction, entry 15)

Blauvelt, Abraham
1808-09-28

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On September 28, 1808, Abraham Blauvelt recorded a payment for $5.60 to Jacob Dunham “for labor of his negro.” This payment was for "foundation" work.

This is entry number 15 on page 1 of Blauvelt's account book. Blauvelt was the chairman of the…