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Runaways, A Runaway Negro in Custody, Sam, from McCubbin, George Town, MD, 1793


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A Runaway Negro in Custody.

On the 30th day of August last, was committed to my custody, as a Runaway, a Negro fellow, who calls himself Sam—says he belongs to Thomas McCubbin of George Town, Maryland—the said Negro is about 45 years of age, 5 feet 4 or 5 inches high, he has a scar on his right hand, he says was cut with a broad-axe, his left knee is somewhat stiff, occasioned by a hurt when a boy. His owner is hereby notified to come, prove his property, pay his gaol fee, and take him away.

H. SHRYOCK, Sheriff, Washington County, Maryland
Sept. 6, 1793




ID:
wmsl218

Creator:
Washington Spy

Date:
1793 09 06

Collection Location:
Washington County Free Library

Subject:
Slaves and Free Blacks, Western Maryland

Coverage:
Western Maryland, 1790-1864

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

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