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Runaway, Robbin Mason, from Ralph Wormley, Middlesex Co., VA 1796


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Runaway Negro

In the custody of the Sheriff of Washington County, viz.
A NEGRO man who calls himself Robbin Mason, about _____ years of age, five feet four inches high, of a yellowish complexion, a little bow legged, has two scars, one on his forehead over his left eye, and the other on the big toe of his left foot, and his back much marked with the whip - - Had on when committed a little wool hat, kendal cotton coat and jacket, coating overalls (all much worn) with a country made linen shirt – Says he belongs to Ralph Wormley, Middlesex County, state of Virginia.

REZIN DAVIS, Sheriff.
Hagerstown, August 17, 1796.




ID:
wmsl248

Creator:
Washington Spy

Date:
1796-08-17

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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