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Runaway Stephen from Claggett, Hagerstown 1796

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8 Dollars Reward.

RAN AWAY from the subscriber on Sunday the 5th instant a negro man named STEPHEN, about twenty years old, he had on a short dark blue cloth coat with high top metal buttons, a pair of Corduroy breeches – he also took with him an old drab coloured great coat – he plays on the fiddle, and it is probable he is harboured by the neighbourhood.

-Whoever takes up said fellow and brings him home or secures him so that I can get him, shall receive the above reward.

Hagerstown, March 10, 1796


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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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