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

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Record #572 from Runaway Slave Advertisements (Maryland State Archives: Beneath the Underground database)

Ad Date 18250101
County Dorchester
Fugitive Age 33
Fugitive Date of Birth
Fugitive First Name Elijah
Fugitive Gender M
Fugitive Surname
Owner County Dorchester
Owner First Name Robert
Owner Surname Dennis, esq.
Owner Location Vienna
Owner State Maryland
Press Date 18250101
Reward Amount 1000
Run Date Christmas 1823
Details Ad Duration: 6t Fugitive Caste: enslaved Notes: Dennis was deceased, but Clement Stanford, his executor, placed the ad. $1000 reward for all negroes, or $100 for each man, and $50 for the woman and each of the children secured. Notes Departure: Absconded on Christmas 1823. Reward: Yes Source: Cambridge Chronicle Source Page: 3 Type: run_ad

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