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

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Record #425 from Runaway Slave Advertisements (Maryland State Archives: Beneath the Underground database)

Ad Date 18480614
County Dorchester
Fugitive Age 30
Fugitive Date of Birth
Fugitive First Name Leah
Fugitive Gender F
Fugitive Surname
Owner County Dorchester
Owner First Name Hugh
Owner Surname LeCompte
Owner Location Cambridge
Owner State Maryland
Press Date 18480614
Reward Amount 50
Run Date 18480111
Details Ad Duration: 5t Destination Justification: It is supposed she is in this area. Fugitive Alias: Laura Fugitive Caste: enslaved Fugitive Destination: Baltimore Notes: Ad placed by Hugh LeCompte's executor, William Wingate. Notes Departure: Ran away from Mr. Jno. W. Royston, living in Baltimore city. Notes Destination: is supposed to be somewhere in or about the city of Baltimore Reward: Yes Source: Baltimore Sun Source Page: 2 Type: run_ad

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