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Runaway slave advertisements from 1839...

Item # 659775

July 26, 1839

THE GLOBE, City of Washington, July 26, 1839 

* Runaway slave advertisements

A front page notice offers a $400 Reward for a runaway "negro man" and a "mulatto boy" with a description of each and details about the reward. (see)
Page 2 has a even more interesting ad headed: "Five Hundred Dollars Reward" which has descriptions of 4 runaway slaves. (see) Unusual to have an ad such as this from out nation's capital.
Other news and advertisements. Complete in 4 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War

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