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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.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's