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Reward poster for runaway slave, 1853

Summary:Reward poster for runaway slave named Frank signed by W. D. Bowie for the owner at Buena Vista Post Office, Prince George's County, Maryland, February 14th, 1853.
Creator:Bowie, W. D.
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Maryland
Prince George's County
Temporal subject: 1851-1860
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Maryland
Prince George's County
Topical subjects:Slavery -- Maryland
African Americans
Fugitive slaves
ArchivesUM location:Maryland Manuscripts collection
  • item 4253
  • accession 97-33
Repository:Historical Manuscripts
Browse terms:Personal and Family Lives
Collection:Digital Collections
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