Runaway working on C&O (?), 1830
TO the jail of Loudoun county, as a runaway, on the 3d inst. a negro man, who calls himself
He is supposed to be 25 years of age, is about 6 feet high, not very black, has a scar on his forehead, and a blemish on the sight of his left eye. —Says he belongs to Charles Dickinson, of Louisa county, Va. and has been hired to William Boxler, on the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal. The owner of said negro is requested to come forward, prove property, pay charges, and take him away, otherwise he will be disposed of according to law.
Jailor Loudoun co. June 5, 1830.—22 tf
Genius of Liberty, Loudoun County, Va.
From the Genius of Liberty Runaway Slave Advertisements:
Research Tool for Loudoun County, Virginia and Beyond, from the Thomas Balch Library, Leesburg, VA website, and used with permission.
Loudoun County, Va.
Chesapeake and Ohio Canal (Md.); Washington County (Md.), History