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Runaway George Champs in Cumberland, 1846

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Was taken up

A negro man, who calls himself George Champs, of a black complexion, with a [?] place of scald on the right side of his head and a scar immediately over the right eye, who is now detained in the gaol of Allegany County as a runaway. The said negro is about 5 ft 8 or 9 inches high and about [?] his clothing is made of a drab coloured cloth. The owner of the above described is hereby notified to come forward immediately and prove property, pay [?] or otherwise he will be sold [?]

Moses Rawlings
Sheriff of Allegany County


Cumberland Alleganian


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Allegany College of Maryland

Slaves, Western Maryland

Western Maryland, 1800-1864

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

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