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Runaways, A Negro in Custody, Daniel Scott, from G. Jones, Rockingham Co., VA 1796

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A Runaway Negro.

In the custody of the Sheriff of Washington County, a negro man who calls himself
Daniel Scott, about 22 years of age, 5 feet 3 inches high, his back and thighs marked with the whip, he appears to be, and says he is a house servant.- -Had on when committed, an old brown coating lapelled coat, with large yellow buttons, white woolen jacket, with a linen back, striped nankeen breeches, white linen shirt, and half boots laced before - -Says he belongs to Gabriel Jones, of Rockingham County, State of Virginia.

Hagerstown, August 23, 1796.


Washington Spy

1796 08 23

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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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