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Captain Brown, one of the principal slave dealers of the New World

by Retirement Hall Where Prince William Henry, the son of George III., is said to have dined From Historic Houses of New Jersey by W. Jay Mills, 1902 In old Pamrapaugh, a scattered Dutch settlement frequently visited by hunting-parties from … Continue reading

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Retirement Hall’s basement slave quarters

by During the 18th century, in the Pamrapo section of what is now Jersey City was the headquarters of Captain Thomas Brown, one of the continent’s biggest dealers in African slaves. This building known as Retirement Hall was one of … Continue reading

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Captain Thomas Brown, one of the continent’s biggest dealers in African slaves.

by During the 18th century, in the Pamrapo section of what is now Jersey City was the headquarters of Captain Thomas Brown, one of the continent’s biggest dealers in African slaves. This building known as Retirement Hall was one of … Continue reading

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