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Runaway slave ads...

Item # 684609

June 21, 1796

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Maryland, June 21, 1796  The front page features 20 illustrated ship ads, as well as an ad: "FOR SALE, A likely , healthy NEGRO WENCH..." with details.
Page 3 has an ad for: "Negro Tom" describing: "A Black Man, about 5 feet 6 inches high...ran off from Fell's Point on Sunday..." then describing his clothing, etc. The back page has a: "Twenty Dollars Reward" ad with details.
Four pages, purple colored staining affects the middle section but causes no loss of readability, otherwise in very nice condition.

Item from Catalog 341 (released for April, 2024)

Category: The 1600's and 1700's