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Runaway -George Gray, 1857

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RUNAWAY! Was committed to the Jail of Washington County, on Monday June 29th, 1857, a NEGRO MAN, calling himself GEORGE GRAY and says he belongs to STEPHEN HOWERSON, of Brentsville, Prince William County, Va., the said Negro is 5 feet 8 inches high, his Upper Teeth out, and hair a little gray. The owner of the above property is required to come forward, prove property, else he will be discharged agreeably to law.
B. A. GARLINGER, Sheriff. July 1, 1857
National Intelligencer, Easton Gazette: Baltimore Clipper copy 3 times and send bills to the Sheriff.


Herald of Freedom and Torch Light


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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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