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Jess, runaway from Charles County, 1793


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A Runaway mulatto in custody

ON the 9th instant was committed to my custody as a runaway, a Mulatto Fellow who calls himself Jess, and says he belongs to Mr. Henry Dent, in Charles
County Maryland. He is about 6 feet 4 or 5 inches high, well made, had on when
committed, a Negro cotton jacket, (white) a pair of striped woollen trowsers, and Oznaburg shirt. His owner is hereby requested to pay his gaol fees and take him away.

HENRY SHRYOCK,
Sheriff of Washington Co
November 15. 1793.




ID:
wmsl101

Creator:
Washington Spy

Date:
1793-11-15

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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