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

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Record #197 from Runaway Slave Advertisements (Maryland State Archives: Beneath the Underground database)

Ad Date 18050820
County Talbot
Fugitive Age
Fugitive Date of Birth
Fugitive First Name Dick
Fugitive Gender M
Fugitive Surname
Owner County Talbot
Owner First Name Baynard
Owner Surname Wilson
Owner Location Head of Wye
Owner State Maryland
Press Date 18050820
Reward Amount 100
Run Date 18050810
Details Ad Duration: 18050903 Fugitive Caste: enslaved Fugitive Destination: Pennsylvania, New Jersey or Delaware Notes: Thought to have been given a pass from a family of free blacks called 'Ridout or sometimes Christopher' that was signed by 'a certain Harwood'; his wife, owned by 'widow North' escaped the previous Spring; she was a sister to the aforementioned family Reward: Yes Source: Easton Republican Star Source Page: 3 Type: run_ad

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