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

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Record #256 from Runaway Slave Advertisements (Maryland State Archives: Beneath the Underground database)

Ad Date 18441105
County Talbot
Fugitive Age 21
Fugitive Date of Birth
Fugitive First Name William
Fugitive Gender M
Fugitive Surname Moore
Owner County Talbot
Owner First Name Jas.
Owner Surname Harrison
Owner Location Mulberry Point, Broad Creek Neck
Owner State Maryland
Press Date 18441105
Reward Amount 50
Run Date 18441030
Details Ad Duration: tf Fugitive Caste: enslaved Notes: $20 reward if taken in the county, and $50 reward if taken out of the county. Harrison forewarns all persons from harboring or conveying out of the county, William Moore. Notes Departure: Moore will no doubt change his clothing as he had several suits of different kinds. Stout and well made, very easy spoken, and the whites of his eyes assume a dark red color. Reward: Yes Source: Easton Star Source Page: 3

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