(Name unknown)

Title

(Name unknown)

Description

1757
negro child

Location or Address

East Hampton

Status

Enslaved

Enslaver or Household

Capt. Burnet Miller

Death Date

July 3, 1757

Source/s

Records of the Town of East Hampton, Long Island, Suffolk Co., N.Y. With Other Ancient Documents of Historic Value Volume 5. Hedges, Henry Parsons, ed. Sag Harbor. J.H. Hunt, printer. 1905. Page 589

Biographical Text

Burnett Miller was a son of Eleazer Miller. For many years he served as Town Clerk of East Hampton. His political activities made him a member of the 4th Provincial Congress, a representative in the State Legislature from 1777 to 1783. With the exception of one year he was supervisor of East Hampton town from 1764 to 1776. (Trustee Records, 1772-1807, p 350.

Collection

Citation

“(Name unknown),” Plain Sight Project, accessed October 17, 2021, http://plainsightproject.org/items/show/737.