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$1,400 reward for seven individuals


Broadside advertising a $1,400 reward for "seven negro boys" who had "ranaway from the subscribers living near Randall's town Baltimore Co. Md. on 23d inst." The notice describes the individuals named 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 bottom of the broadside states that the reward will be paid by Jacob Wolf, Rezin H. Worthington, Henry Fite, and John Worthington.

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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.

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