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Slavery: Manuscript Handbill for a Runaway Slave. One page, 8" x 5.5", "Morgan Creek Kent County Maryland," May 24, 1792. At the top of the page is boldly written, "Ran away." The text reads in full, "From the Subscriber the 5th. Inst. a Negro Slave by name Samuel Gibbs, twenty years of age about five feet Six Inches high. whoever Secures said Slave that the Subscriber can have him again Shall receive Seven pounds ten Shillings. from Mark A. Cox." Toned paper.

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35017: Slavery: Manuscript Handbill for a Runaway Slave

Estimate $700 - $900Sep 13, 2011
Dallas, TX, USA