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Runaways, Dick, from J. Careings, Leesburgh, VA, 1795

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A Runaway Negro in Custody.

WAS committed on the 3d instant, to the Gaol of Washington County, a Negro Man by the name of Dick, who says he belongs to Mr. Joseph Careings near Leesburgh in Virginia; he is about 25 years of age, 5 feet 6 inches high, much pitted with small-pox, a large beard and nose; had on when committed a mixed coloured cloth coat, two jackets, one a thickset, & the other a fine spotted velvet, striped breeches of a bluish cast, appears to be forrest cloth, pale blue yarn stockings, old shoes, and a white linen shirt.

Hagerstown, Jan. 13, 1795


Washington Spy

1795 01 13

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Washington County Free Library

Slaves and Free Blacks, Western Maryland

Western Maryland, 1790-1864

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

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