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Illustrated Runaway Slave Advertisements, 1796
Wyles SC 1104
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Title:

Illustrated Runaway Slave Advertisements, 1796

Creator/Contributor:

Online Archive of California

Abstract:

The New York Journal & Patriotic Register, September 20, 1796, 4pp., disbound. Along with considerable news regarding the ongoing French Revolutionary War (Bonaparte is mentioned in one story), the back page includes two illustrated(with stock figures) runaway slave advertisements (and one that is non-illustrated for nineteen- year-old William Scargel). The first: "Ten Dollar Reward for Caesar, a tolerable trim made fellow, his hands are small, plays on the violin and took one with him..." The second ad describes a "Twenty Dollar Reward for... Simon., ...very active, speaks good Dutch and English..."[Oversize boxed].

Date:

1796 (issued)

Note:

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Cite as: [Identification of item], Illustrated Runaway Slave Advertisements, Wyles SC 1104. Department of Special Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Physical Description:

0.015 linear feet

Language:

English

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Origin:

No place, unknown, or undetermined

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Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.