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Runaway, Wesley Tripley, from Alexandria, 1856

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Was committed to the Jail of Washington County, a NEGRO BOY, who calls himself WESLEY TRIPLEY, about 14 or 16 years of age, 4 feet 7 inches high, of a dark copper color; no scars perceptible; says he is free, and came from Alexandria, Virginia. The owner of the above described property is required to come forth, prove his property, pay charges and take him away, else he will discharged agreeably to law.

Aug. 20, 1856        B.A. GARLINGER, Sh’ff.

Nat Intelligencer. Baltimore American and Easton Gazette, publish 3t and send bills to Sheriff


Herald of Freedom and Torch Light


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Washington County Free Library

Slaves and Free Blacks, Western Maryland

Western Maryland, 1800-1864

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

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