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Runaways - Tom Rice, Hiram Sones, Emanuel Robinson, 1855

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WERE committed to the Jail of Washington County, as Runaways, Negroes TOM RICE, HIRAM SONES, and EMANUEL ROBINSON.

TOM is about 21 years of age, 5 feet 8 or 9 inches high, and quite black. Had on black coat, blue pants, colored vest, and straw hat—says he is free and belongs to Pennsylvania.
HIRAM, is a bright mulatto, about 15 years old, 5 feet high, had on when committed dark grey cassinet coat and pants, blue vest and black glazed cap. Says he belongs to Pennsylvania.
EMANUEL is a mu1atto, about 6 feet high, about 28 or 30 years of age, had on dark clothing, says he is free and from Frederick county.
The owners of the above described negroes are desired to come forward, prove property, pay charges and take them away, else they will be discharged agreeably to law,
Oct, 3, 1855. WM. LOGAN, Sh’ff.

Nat. Intelligencer, Washington City ; Clipper, Baltimore, and Gazette, Easton, publish and send bills to Sheriff




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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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