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

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Record #595 from Runaway Slave Advertisements (Maryland State Archives: Beneath the Underground database)

Ad Date 18260204
County Dorchester
Fugitive Age 27 or 28
Fugitive Date of Birth
Fugitive First Name Jim
Fugitive Gender M
Fugitive Surname
Owner County Talbot
Owner First Name Carson
Owner Surname Bowdle
Owner Location Oxford Neck
Owner State Maryland
Press Date 18260204
Reward Amount 100
Run Date 18251227
Details Ad Duration: 3w Fugitive Alias: Jim Camper Fugitive Caste: enslaved Notes: Reward will be given and all reasonable charges if brought home or secured in jail so that he could get him. Notes Departure: A dark mulatto, with a long head, lost one of his fore teeth, clothing not recollected. Notes Destination: Has set out as a traveling preacher. Reward: Yes Source: Cambridge Chronicle & Eastern Shore Advertiser Source Page: 3 Type: run_ad

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