Old Privateer Jack - JACK17

Title

Old Privateer Jack - JACK17

Description

Negro

Date

1797

Location or Address

East Hampton

Source/s

Gardiners of Gardiner's Island; Early Memories of Gardiner's Island (Pg. 67)
89

Male or Female

Male

Misc. Date

December 1, 1904

Biographical Notes

"Old Privateer Jack, a Negro, lived and died here nearly or quite 100 years old. [Selah Pike of East Hampton] He has heard him say he lived in New York when the Dutch owned it. Could talk Spanish." ; Listed as giving a hint of a romance between Davod Gardiner and Mehitable Burroughs. Continiously used as a witness of the events spoken of on the page (Pg. 67)

Collection

Citation

“Old Privateer Jack - JACK17,” Plain Sight Project, accessed March 1, 2024, https://plainsightproject.org/items/show/1787.