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Runaway, Abram Gamby, from James Prather, Jacques Furnace, 1795

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Four Dollars Reward.

RAN-AWAY on the 13th inst. from the subscriber, living near Jacque’s Furnace, a NEGRO MAN named ABRAM (surnamed Gamby) about 20 years of age, 5 feet 9 inches high, a stout well made fellow, of a bold countenance. Had on a white linen jacket, an old fine shirt, and it is said exchanged something for an old pair of corduroy breeches. Whoever takes up said Negro and secures him so that his Master may get him again, shall receive the above reward and reasonable charges, paid by

June 22.


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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