Agreement of Joseph Warren with Joshua Green regarding payment for a slave, 28 June 1770
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DescriptionIn this document (an "obligation"), Dr. Joseph Warren agrees to pay a certain amount of "Potters' Ware" in addition to a sum of money for the purchase of a slave boy from Joshua Green, 28 June 1770. Dr. Warren, a Boston physician who treated African Americans in his medical practice, was a noted patriot and general in the Continental Army, and was killed at the Battle of Bunker Hill. From Samuel A. Green papers
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