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Runaway from Baltimore, James Reed, 1855

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Was committed to the jail of Washington County, on the 22d May ult., a Negro Man who calls himself JAMES REED, is about six feet high, quite black, of pleasant countenance when spoken to, has a scar on the lower lip near the corner of the left side of his mouth, and about 26 years of age, had a blue cloth coat, plaid cassimere pants, dark vest with red stripes, black hat and other clothing; says he is a free man, and served some time as a waiter in a hotel in Baltimore kept by Talbot C. Etchitson. The owner of the above described Negro is required to come and prove his property, pay charges and take him away.
June 6, 1855       WM. LOGAN, Sh’ff

Nat. Intelligencer, Balt. Clipper and Easton Gazette, copy 3t. and send bills to Sheriff.


Herald of Freedom & Torch Light


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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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