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fJrs. Lois Trifcton, colored, died at her home in this city Monday at the agf of í)5. She has long been a local oejebrity írom the iuct that she was the last felavc sold at public auction in this city in 1825. The originad papers of tbfs trausaction ure in the possession of fcx-Goveruor Ingersoll and show that it; purpnse was to give her her freedoru. Tle sa!e was by the sheriff under an exeaation issued on a former judgment agaiust her owner, human goods and ciattels having been levied on to satisfy ai cxccution. The sheriff's return is dtted Maich 10, 1825, and recites that oi the bth of March, 1825, by virtne of tle execution, he sold Lucy, the mother, aid Lois Tritton, the daughter, as the pcoperty of the defendant, to Anthony E Sanford for $10. A deed of manunission from Mr. Sanford accompanies tie documents. Mrs. Tritton was bom in Halifax on Christmas eve, 1799, and visited this c:ty with a family named Tritton in 1320. It was trom this family she recsived the name of Tritton. She retarned to Nova Scotia, but carne to New Haven again in 1824 or 1825, and af ter teing sold to Mr. Sanford was grven ter libertv. She has resided here ever anee and was a member of Trinity Episcopal


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