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Runaway slave, Moses, from Virginia, 1796


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A Runaway Slave.

In the custody of the Sheriff of Washington County, A NEGRO Man who calls himself Moses, about 25 years of age, 5 feet 10 ½ inches high, very black, and handsome. Had on when committed a large brim wool hat, a mixed linsey coat, a striped linsey jacket with the stripes around his body, Ozniburg shirt and trowsers, and good shoes. Says he belongs to Samuel Fox of Fauquier County but ran from John Beaver, Shenandoah County, State of Virginia

Rezin Davis,
Sheriff

Hagerstown, September 5, 1796




ID:
wmsl099

Creator:
Washington Spy

Date:
1796-09-07

Collection Location:
WCFL

Subject:
Slaves, Western Maryland

Coverage:
Western Maryland, 1800-1864

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

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