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Runaway, Ben, from Rebecca Owen, Hagerstown, 1793


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BEN, a Runaway NEGRO BOY,
Six Dollars Reward.

RANAWAY on the 24th ____ , from the subscriber, living in Hager’s Town, A NEGRO BOY, named BEN; he is about 18 years of age, 5 feet 4 or 5 inches high, very black, has a surly down look, and stutters when he speaks; had on when he went away an Oznaburgh shirt and trousers, a corduroy jacket, and an old hat. Whoever secures the said Negro Boy, so that the owner may obtain him again, shall receive the above reward, and all reasonable charges brought home, paid by

REBECCA OWEN
Hagers’s Town, July 12, 1793




ID:
wmsl244

Creator:
Washington Spy

Date:
1793-07-12

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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