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Runaway, Lew, from J. Brown, Charles Co., 1794

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16 Dollars Reward.

RANAWAY, the 17th October, from the Subscriber, residing in Charles County, a Negro Man named Lew, thirty-five years of age, though he appears older; five feet three or four inches high, of thin visage, well set and clean limbed, his legs and thighs rather large; he has a small foot, for a Negro; about his temples grey hairs appear; the eyes of a reddish colour, downward look; had on a yellow cotton vest and breeches; supposed to have a blue plains coat with metal buttons and other cloathing unknown; high crowned felt hat, torn in the crown; a pair of white country-made trousers of cotten and wool. The above reward will be paid for apprehending and securing to effect said fellow, by,

Williamsport, January 31, 1794.


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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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