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Nunes-Ribeiro family (Savannah, New York, Philadalphia) papers

 Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Consolidated Box P13, Folder: P-468
Identifier: P-468

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains the 1820 will of Rachel Jacobs Polock Cohen (1754-1820). The legal documents pertain to the suit of Samuel Nunez against Mordecai Sheftall for recovery of a slave. Included are the original petition, a depostition from Moses Nunez, and a subpoena for Mordecai Sheftall.

Contains last will and testment of Rachel J. Cohen, witnessed and signed by, among others, Robert Phillips and N. Phillips. Heirs mentioned in the will include Joseph Phillips, David M. Moses, and Mordecai M. Noah. Of special interest: Rachel bequeaths "the residue of my clothing ... to my black girl Mary Anderson." Rachel Cohen died on Nov. 1, 1821.

Dates

  • 1784-1820

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open to all researchers, except items that may be restricted due to their fragility, or privacy.

Use Restrictions

No permission is required to quote, reproduce or otherwise publish manuscript materials found in this collection, as long as the usage is scholarly, educational, and non-commercial. For inquiries about other usage, please contact the Director of Collections and Engagement at mmeyers@ajhs.org.

For reference questions, please email: inquiries@cjh.org

Extent

.25 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Contains 1820 will of Rachel Jacobs Polock Cohen (1754-1820). The legal documents pertain to the suit of Samuel Nunez against Mordecai Sheftall for recovery of a slave. Included are the original petition, a depostition from Moses Nunez, and a subpoena for Mordecai Sheftall.

Acquisition Note

Gift of the Elsie O. and Philip D. Sang Foundation 1979

Gift of Yosef Goldman, 1984

Physical Description

Collection is located in consolidated box P13

Note

Includes former P-564
Title
Guide to the Nunes-Ribeiro family (Savannah, New York, Philadalphia) papers, 1784-1820 P-468
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid created by marc2ead_ajhs.xsl
Date
© 2009
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

Revision Statements

  • August 2020: RJohnstone: post-ASpace migration cleanup.

Repository Details

Part of the American Jewish Historical Society Repository

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