Broadside for a reward for fugitive slaves George, Jefferson, Esther, and Amanda

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Text reads in part: "$1000 REWARD! Ran Away from the subscribers, on the night of the 5th inst. a NEGRO MAN named George, aged 22 or 23 years, 5 feet 7 or 8 inches in height – colour, a dark black, a long or double head, had a variety of clothing, among which may be found a green frock cloth coat, with a black velvet collar, a low-crowned white silk hat. One negro BOY, aged 25 or twenty-six years… named Jefferson – – – he is a dark molatto [sic]… One negro girl, named ESTHER,… (nicknamed Puss)…a girl named AMANDA… " Posted by "Anderson Doniphan, Joseph Frazee, John D Morford"; "Germantown, Mason Co KY. 20th January 1840". Date: 1840s. Record ID: nmaahc_2011.51.17.

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