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

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Record #574 from Runaway Slave Advertisements (Maryland State Archives: Beneath the Underground database)

Ad Date 18250402
County Dorchester
Fugitive Age 18
Fugitive Date of Birth
Fugitive First Name Jack
Fugitive Gender M
Fugitive Surname
Owner County Dorchester
Owner First Name Levin
Owner Surname Keene
Owner Location Head of Hongor River
Owner State Maryland
Press Date 18250402
Reward Amount 40
Run Date 18250321
Details Ad Duration: tf Fugitive Caste: enslaved Notes: Jack 'can tell a very plausible story, dress a lie and give it a good appearance; he followed the water several years, and has been in the coasting business.' Notes Departure: Jack was formerly the property of Robert Wyvell, deceased, who lived near New Market. Notes Destination: All persons are forbid harboring or taking Jack on board of any vessel. Reward: Yes Source: Cambridge Chronicle Source Page: 3 Type: run_ad

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