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William Jones

A receipt dated January 10, 1809 refers to William Jones "the black man." A man named William T. Jones died in Newtown, Connecticut December 18, 1818. His probate records describe him as a "transient colored man." Whether or not these were the same man is unknown.

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Receipt for Deerskin Mittens- 1809
Collection of the Mattatuck Museum.

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