Cuff Slocum writing book, 18th c (Cuffe Papers, NBFPL)

at 1281 × 1636 in Primary Documents.

Cuff Slocum (father of Paul Cuffe) writing book, 18th century. Cuff Slocum bought his freedom in 1745. After gaining his freedom , he married Ruth Moses an Native American. They settled on Cuttyhunk, where Paul Cuffe was born in 1759.

Reproduced from original in collection of New Bedford Free Public Library