John Ditmars and Jacob Duryee slave bill of sale, 1825 – 1825

Call Number: 1977.583

Extent: 0.01 Linear feet, in one folder.

Bill of sale between John Ditmars of the town of Flatlands, Kings County, and Jacob Duryee of the town of Flatbush, transferring ownership of a female African American slave named Sine (b. 1817) to Duryee. The bill is dated June 16, 1825.

John Ditmars was commander of the Third Regiment of the New York State Militia from 1811 to 1814.

Names:

  • Ditmars, John
  • Duryee, Jacob

Places:

  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
  • Flatbush (New York, N.Y.)
  • Flatlands (New York, N.Y.)

Subjects:

  • Slavery — New York (State) — Kings County

Types of material:

  • Bills of sale

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