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$1,400 reward for seven runaway boys

Description

Broadside advertising a $1,400 reward for "seven negro boys": Benjamin (21 years), John (brother to Benjamin; 19 years), Allen (20 years), Jesse (brother to Allen; 15 years), Lloyd (19 years), Jesse Banks ("mulatto boy"; 18 years), and Henry ("mulatto man"; 23 years). The boys are declared as "Runaway from the subscribers living near Randall's town Baltimore Co. Md. on 23d inst." and the notice is signed by Jacob Wolf, Rezin H. Worthington, Henry Fite, and John Worthington.

Creator

unknown

Date

1841-10-26

Language(s)

English

Extent

1 page

Resource ID

10072

Notes

This collection is part of the larger Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, transferred to the Maryland Historical Society (now Maryland Center for History and Culture) in 1998.

Digital Publisher

Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture

Rights

This digital image is made available here for private study, scholarship, and research. Commercial and other uses are prohibited without the permission of the Maryland Center for History and Culture. For more information, visit the MCHC’s Reproductions and Permissions web page.