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

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Record #44 from Runaway Slave Advertisements (Maryland State Archives: Beneath the Underground database)

Ad Date 18420702
County Talbot
Fugitive Age 16
Fugitive Date of Birth
Fugitive First Name Emory
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 18420702
Reward Amount 300
Run Date 18420626
Details Ad Duration: 18420723 Destination Catagory: Family Destination Justification: Mother Fugitive Caste: enslaved Fugitive Destination: Baltimore Notes: Stole boat to esacpe, Ran away with his brother Emory Drake and a friend Louis. Reward: Yes Source: Easton Gazette Source Page: 3 Type: run_ad

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