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Runaway - Henry Barnett, 1857

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Was committed to the Jail of Washington County, on Friday, 5 th June inst., a Negro Man calling himself HENRY BARNETT, is 5 feet 8 inches high, of copper color and blind of one eye – says he belongs to William Linn, Prince Williams County, Virginia. – The owner of the above property, is requested to come forward, prove property, pay charges and take him away, otherwise he will be dealt with according to law.

B. A. GARLINGER, Sheriff
June 10, 1857.

Nat. Intelligencer, Easton Gazette and Baltimore Clipper insert 3 times and send bills to 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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