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Browsing items in: N.C. Runaway Slave Advertisements

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    • [Untitled advertisement]

    • 1751-11-15
    • New Bern, N.C. : North Carolina Gazette
    • RAN away from the Subscriber, a Negro Fellow, named Frank; he is a short thick Fellow, speakes good English, and is a fennble [?] Negroe. Had on when he went away, a very good thick Jacket, and carried a Womans Gown with him; is branded on the left...
    • [Untitled advertisement]

    • 1752-03-13
    • New Bern, N.C. : North Carolina Gazette
    • RAN away from the Subscribers, on Roanoke River, a Negro Fellow, named Thomas Boman, a very good Black-Smith, near six Feet high, has a little Blemish in one of his Eyes, good Sett[sic] of Teeth, well made sensible Fellow, and slow of Speech; he...
    • [Untitled advertisement]

    • 1753-07-07
    • New Bern, N.C. : North Carolina Gazette
    • June 25, 1753 RAN away from the Subscriber, in Johnston County, about the Middle of April last, a Negroe Fellow named Sam, a well set Fellow, speaks good English, about 5 Feet 4 Inches high: He has been taken up lately, and committed to Newbern...
    • [Untitled advertisement]

    • 1764-06-29
    • New Bern, N.C. : North-Carolina Magazine, or Universal Intelligencer
    • RAN away from the my Saw Mill on Slocomb's Creek, a negro Fellow named Joe, belonging to the Estate of James Wynn, deceased. He is a well set Fellow, aged about 45, and has a very ill Look. 'Tis supposed he is harboured at Core Sound, where he is...
    • Five pounds reward

    • 1764-07-06
    • New Bern, N.C. : North-Carolina Magazine, or Universal Intelligencer
    • FIVE POUNDS REWARD,
      RAN away from the Subscriber, about the first of Februry, a Multatto or Mustee Slave, called Tony, about 24 Years of Age, with long stiff black Hair, and greatly the Looks and Colour of an Indian: He is about 5 feet 9 Inches...
    • [Untitled advertisement]

    • 1768-06-24
    • New Bern, N.C. : North Carolina Gazette
    • JUNE 24, 1768.
      RAN away from the Subscriber in the Newbern, a yellowish Fellow named WILL; about 45 Years of Age, very stout and lusty, has a very sourly ill-looking Countenance; one of his Legs is less than the other, and crooked just above...
    • [Untitled advertisement]

    • 1769-11-10
    • New Bern, N.C. : North Carolina Gazette
    • Woodstock, Hyde County.
      RAN away from the subscriber the 12th of October last, a negro fellow named SCOTLAND, about 37 years of age, and about 5 feet 8 inches high, well set, speaks very good English, one of his legs and ancle[sic] is remarkably...
    • [Untitled advertisement]

    • 1769-11-10
    • New Bern, N.C. : North Carolina Gazette
    • RAN away from the Subscriber, living near Salisbury, North Carolina, Rowan county, the 16th of October, 1768, a negro fellow named JACK, African born, came from Pennsylvania about two years since; took with him a thick cloth coat, of a gray colour,...
    • [Untitled advertisement]

    • 1769-11-10
    • New Bern, N.C. : North Carolina Gazette
    • ROWAN county, Oct. 13, 1769.
      RN away from the subscriber on the third day of September last, three outlandish negroes, viz. One likely negro fellow named JACK, about 26 or 27 years old, about 5 fet 6 inches high, well set, of a pleasent...
    • [Untitled advertisement]

    • 1769-11-24
    • Wilmington, N.C. : Cape Fear Mercury
    • RUN away, about 6 Weeks ago, a Negro Man named Richmond, about 35 years of Age, and about 5 feet 5 Inches high; he speaks fast and but indifferent English. He belonged formerly to Mr. BARNHILL of Philadelphia, pretends to be free, and has been...
    • [Untitled advertisement]

    • 1769-11-24
    • Wilmington, N.C. : Cape Fear Mercury
    • Run away, on the 11th of September last, from the Subscriber living in Bladen, a Negro Fellow named WILLIAM, aged about 25 Years, and about 5 Feet 8 Inches high; is well made, has lost some of his Upper fore-Teeh, this Country born, Sensible, and...
    • Five pounds reward

    • 1773-01-13
    • Wilmington, N.C. : Cape Fear Mercury
    • FIVE POUNDS REWARD.
      RUN away from the subscriber a negro fellow named Valentine belonging to Mr. George Parker; he is well known in Bladen county, and was hired for some time ago to Mr. Francis Lucas; whoever will secure the said negro and...
    • Three hundred pound's [sic] reward

    • 1773-01-13
    • Wilmington, N.C. : Cape Fear Mercury
    • Three Hundred Pound's Reward.
      St. Stephen's Parish, (in South Carolina)
      RUN AWAY from the Subscriber about Fifteen Months since, Two Negro Fellows and a Wench, viz. WILL, GEORGE, and SYLVIA. WILL, is about Twenty-five Years of Age, Five...
    • [Untitled advertisement]

    • 1773-01-13
    • Wilmington, N.C. : Cape Fear Mercury
    • RUN away from the subscriber some time in November last, a tall negro fellow called Jamey; speaks good English, and had on when he went away, a new suit of cloaths made of white negro cloth, whoever will take up the said Runaway slave & deliver him...
    • One hundred pounds reward

    • 1773-12-29
    • Wilmington, N.C. : Cape Fear Mercury
    • One Hundred Pounds Reward.
      SUPPOSED to be stolen or inveigled, about July 1771, on the road leading from m [ illegible] river to my sea shore plantation on Waccamaw neck nearly opposity to George-Town, a sensible old negro man, named Hector,...
    • [Untitled advertisement]

    • 1774-09-02
    • New Bern, N.C. : North Carolina Gazette
    • CRAVEN COUNTY, ss.
      By JAMES DAVIS and THOMAS HASSLEN, Esquires, Two of the his Majesty's Justices of the Peace for said County.
      WHEREAS Complaint hath been made t us by John Kennedy, that a Negro Fellow belonging to him, named ABRAHAM,...
    • Run away

    • 1774-09-02
    • New Bern, N.C. : North Carolina Gazette
    • RUN AWAY,
      FROM the Subscriber, a Negro Fellow, named BUCK, calls himself Tom Buck, about 5 Feet high, 50 Years of Age, talks good English, has an uncommon flippant Tongue, full of Compliments, very spry, a cunning artful Fellow; had on when he...
    • [Untitled advertisement]

    • 1775-01-13
    • New Bern, N.C. : North Carolina Gazette
    • CRAVEN COUNTY, ss.
      By THOMAS HASLEN and JAMES DAVIS, Esquires, Two of his Majesty's Justices fo the Peace for said County.
      WHEREAS Complaint hath been made to us, by Frederick Fonville, that a Negro fellow named JEM, about 23 Years...
    • One hundred and ten pounds reward

    • 1775-02-24
    • New Bern, N.C. : North Carolina Gazette
    • Newbern, February 20, 1775.
      ONE HUNDRED AND TEN POUNDS REWARD.
      ABSENTED themselves very early on Sunday morning the 19th Insant, from the House of the Subscribers, Five newly imported Slaves, (FOUR Men and One Woman:) Two of the Men, named...
    • [Untitled advertisement]

    • 1775-02-24
    • New Bern, N.C. : North Carolina Gazette
    • RAN away from the Plantation of John Murray, Esq; at Rocky Point, about [illegible] Weeks since, a Negro Wenchnamed Hannah, formerly the Property of Patrick Gordon, Esq; late of this Town, and well knwon here. Whoever apprehends the said Wench, and...

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