2 doz. of snuff1oz.May 5.By 1 old man for a Lingister3oz.
How will the above read in the capital of Liberia two hundred years hence?
In 1754, there were in Medford twenty-seven male and seven female slaves, and fifteen free blacks; total, forty-nine.
In 1764, there were forty-nine free blacks.
When the law freed all the slaves, many in Medford chose to remain with their masters; and they were faithful unto death.
List of slaves, and their owners' names.
Worcester,owned byRev. E. Turell.
PompeyDr. Simon Tufts.
RoseCaptain Thomas Brooks.
PompCaptain Thomas Brooks.
PeterCaptain Francis Whitmore.
SelbyDeacon Benjamin Willis.
Negro girlMr. Boylston.
Negro womanDr. Brooks.