Whilbr Heading
Search | Use Google Search
Collection:


Words or Phrase:


Search Method Help Image




Left Nav Image    Home   |   Links   |   Contact Us   |   Facebook   |   Digital Whilbr
Yellow Bar image
Description ImageWhilbr Description
        
 

  


Collection Dropdown Image
Allegany County
Category Divider
Garrett County
Category Divider
Washington County
Category Divider
Civil War in Maryland
Category Divider
Genealogy Resources
Category Divider
Photographs and Prints
 
15 runaways, 1846


Click on the MEDIA ITEMS below for more information

   



Runaway Negroes.

On Saturday night last, fifteen slaves, men and women belonging to Messrs Dall, Reichard, the Messrs Clagetts, and Dr. Rench, of Washington county, absconded from their homes, The Hagerstown Herald says:

They passed through Hagerstown about 10 o’clock in the night, on their way to Chambersburg, mounted upon horses with which they had provided themselves. We understood that nine of the fifteen runaways were arrested and secured in the neighborhood of Chambersburg—the other six are still at large.

We have just been informed that that far famed colored Clergyman, the Rev. Billy Bevans, has, like an unkind shepherd, abandoned his numerous flock for the dear boon, Liberty, taking his leave for “parts unknown” on Saturday night.




ID:
wmsl182

Creator:
American Republican and Baltimore daily clipper

Notes:
Chronicling America

Date:
1846-09-16

Collection Location:
Chronicling America, Library of Congress

Subject:
Slaves and Free Blacks, Western Maryland

Coverage:
Western Maryland, 1800-1864

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

Footer Image     Contact Webmaster  |  Copyright Information Top Line Image