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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


Washington Spy

1793 09 06

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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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