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Smith, runaway from Rowe, Bakersville, 1830

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30 dollars reward

RAN AWAY from the subscriber, living near Baker'sville, Washington county, Maryland, on Thursday the 15th September last, a negro boy, named


between 17 and 18 years of age, about 5 feet 6 or 8 inches high, stout made, very black complected, has a down look when spoken to, slow of speech, and voice varying from coarse to fine while speaking, has rather a sluggish movement for his age. Had on when he went away, a blue cloth frock coat, a gray cloth vest, a muslin shirt, then pantaloons, coarse shoes and a white wool hat.

The above reward will be paid if taken out of the state or $10 if taken in the state, and all reasonable charges paid if brought home.

Anthony Rowe
December 16


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Slaves, Western Maryland

Western Maryland, 1800-1864

Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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