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Arrested-Negro man belonging to Dr. Wilson, 1857

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ARRESTED. – A negro man belonging to Dr. Wilson was arrested on Thursday last and brought before Squire Harding charged with an attempt to perpetrate a shocking outrage upon a Miss Hafer, a respectable white girl of some fifteen years of age. He denied the charge, but the girl testified positively to his identity, and he was held to answer at court in the sum of $500. - Frederick (Md.) Citizen


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Washington County Free Library

Slaves and Free Blacks, Western Maryland

Western Maryland, 1800-1864

Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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