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Runaways, Douglas, from J. Woods & T. Vaulks, Franklin Co., VA, 1793

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A Runaway Negro in Custody

On the 13th instant, was committed to my custody, as a Runaway, a Negro fellow, who calls himself
Douglas, and says he belongs to Messrs. John Woods & Thomas Vaulks, of Franklin County, Virginia-
The said Negro is about five feet six or seven inches high, is a stout well made hearty looking fellow, he has a few small scars in his face, and talks bold. His owners are hereby notified to come & prove their property in him, pay his gaol fees, and take him away.

H. SHRYOCK, Sheriff, Washington County, Maryland.
Aug. 20, 1793.


Washington Spy

1793 08 20

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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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