[Court held February, 1731] John Frilly of Windsor v. Prince, a Negro servant to Joseph Barnard of Hartford, plea of trespass on the statute and demanding the sum of 40 money damages; plaintiff withdrew his action. Defendant recovered costs.

Young Squamp

Executed at Hartford for the murder of Mantoshoes at Hoccanum; family and friends allowed to claim body, so not sure where he is buried.


On Sun, 04/10/1808 body of a black man pulled from the CT River. Suspected he was the same who had gone missing a year before based on the body’s decay. Article described his dress and height (5’8″).


Stocking, Joseph. Bill of sale, 2 September 1777, to George Wyllys. Sells 23-year-old African-American woman Sylvia for $30. Joseph Stocking was a resident of Middletown and George Wyllys of Hartford, CT.