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Runaway, Edward Brown, from Charlestown 1855


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RUNAWAY.

WAS committed to the Jail of Washington County as a runaway, on the 4th inst., a NEGRO MAN, who calls himself Edward J. Brown, sometimes Sad Nelson Brown —is about 36 years of age? 5 feet 7 or 8 inches high, stout made, quite black ; has lost some of his front teeth, has a scar on his left leg ; says he is a free man from Charlestown, Va., and had his home with John W. Gardner—had on when committed, a mixed cloth coat, black cloth pants, black slouch hat, new shoes; his feet very much swollen from travel. The owner of the above described negro is requested to come forth, prove his property, pay charges and take him away, else he will be discharged agreeably to law.       

WILLIAM LOGAN, Sheriff.
June 13, 1855.       

Nat. Intelligencer, Washington ; Easton Gazette and Balt. Clipper, pub, 3t and send bills to Sheriff.




ID:
wmsl153

Creator:
Herald of Freedom & Torch Light

Date:
1855-06-13

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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