Samson Adams Papers, 1767-1794
The Samson Adams papers are the estate and business documents of Adams, a free African American man living and working in Trenton, New Jersey, in the late 18th century. Adams worked as a carpenter and laborer, and produced and traded in a variety of items, including soap, milk, corn, and construction materials.
The Samson Adams papers are part of the William L. Clements Library's Ewing Family Papers. They have been catalogued, described, and digitized separately because of their historical importance and completeness.
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