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Runaway, Jerry, from Charles Duvall, Prince George's Co., 1792

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Ten Pounds Reward.

RAN AWAY from the subscriber living in Prince George’s County, about six miles from Bladensburg and the same distance from Snowden’s Iron-works, on the 26th of November last, a Negro Slave named
Jerry, about 18 years of age, about 5 feet 2 or 3 inches high, had on when he went away a short pale blue cloth coat, red waistcoat, buckskin breeches, good shoes and hat; it is likely he has altered his dress
and changed his name and will try to pass as a free man, he was bred up in a stable and has traveled much about the Country as a racerider, and is fond of horses. Whoever takes up the said Negro and secures him in gaol, shall receive Five Pounds reward, and if brought home the above reward and all reasonable charges paid by

July 11, 1792


Washington Spy


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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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