"my negro zel"
Enslaver or Household
Abraham Gardiner-> Mary Gardiner
August 18, 1782
Abraham Gardiner's last will and testament. East Hampton Library Pennypacker Collection 355
Abraham Gardiner's (b. 1721 d. 1782) last will and testament "also my negro zel" left to Mary Gardiner. (See his will in the NY Surrogates Office, Liber 35, p. 205 for clarification.)
“Zell,” Plain Sight Project, accessed December 1, 2023, https://plainsightproject.org/items/show/886.