Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History & Culture Enduring Connections: Exploring Delmarva's Black History

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Record #147 from Runaway Slave Advertisements (Maryland State Archives: Beneath the Underground database)

Ad Date 18420706
County Talbot
Fugitive Age 21
Fugitive Date of Birth
Fugitive First Name John
Fugitive Gender M
Fugitive Surname Drake
Owner County Talbot
Owner First Name Edward
Owner Surname Gollorthon
Owner Location Near St. Michaels
Owner State Maryland
Press Date 18430104
Reward Amount 300
Run Date 18420626
Details Destination Catagory: family Destination Justification: Mother lives there Fugitive Caste: enslaved Fugitive Destination: Baltimore Notes: Talks with his mouth slightly shut. Brother of Emory Drake who also ran away with him. Has a free mulatto mother. Reward: Yes Source: Maryland Republican Source Page: 4 Type: run_ad

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