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Browsing items in: N.C. Runaway Slave Advertisements

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    • $1 REWARD!

    • 1850-08-20
    • Elizabeth City, N.C. : Democratic Pioneer
    • $1 REWARD!
      RANAWAY from the subscriber, on the 2d of August, a small boy, about 11 years old, named ADOLPH. He is of reddish complexion with red hair, and has a severe tetter-worm on his head--he is also stout and chunky. This is to forbid all...
    • $1 REWARD.

    • 1850-11-01
    • Wilmington, N.C. : Wilmington Journal
    • $1 REWARD.
      RUNAWAY from the subscriber, residing at Long Creek, New Hanover county, a negro man named GEORGE. Said negro is about 31 years of age, 5 feet 4 inches high, stout built, and dark color. He is supposed to be lurking in the...
    • $1,000 REWARD.

    • 1860-08-16
    • Wilmington, N.C. : Wilmington Journal
    • $1,000 REWARD.
      THE ABOVE REWARD will be given to any person who will apprehend and confine in any Jail so that I get them, my two negroes, SUT & LEWIS, who ran away in 1859, from Clark & Smith, near Georgetown, S. C., or $500 for either. SUT is...
    • $1,400 REWARD.

    • 1864-03-10
    • Wilmington, N.C. : Wilmington Journal
    • $1,400 REWARD
      RUNAWAY on the 26th of February, from DAVID D. Allen's plantation, seven slaves, named Tom, Kit, Jim, London, Lewis, Alexander and Arie--all young men. Tom is about 24 years old, very bright mulatto, intelligent, almost white,...
    • $1,400 REWARD.

    • 1864-03-15
    • Wilmington, N.C. : Daily Journal
    • $1,400 REWARD.
      RUNAWAY on the 26th of February, from David D. Allen's plantation, seven slaves, named Tom, Kit, Jim, London, Lewis, Alexander and Arie-all young men. Tom is about 24 years old, very bright mulatto, intelligent, almost white,...
    • $10 dollars reward

    • 1823-08-01
    • Raleigh, N.C. : Star and North Carolina State Gazette
    • $10 Dollars Reward
      RAN AWAY from the subscriber, living in Rockingham county, N.C. a negro fellow named ISAAC, about six feet one inch high, stout made, but inclined to be small at the waist, or rather a yellow complexion, and, as well as...
    • $10 or $25 reward

    • 1839-05-29
    • Fayetteville, N.C. : Carolina Observer
    • $10 or $25 Reward.
      RANAWAY on Tuesday last, a bright Mulatto BOY, about 21 or 22 years of age, about 5 feet 9 or 10 inches high, spare made. He will no doubt attempt to pass for a free man. It is believed that he will endeavor to get to a free...
    • $10 reward

    • 1832-04-25
    • New Bern, N.C. : Carolina Centinel
    • $10 REWARD.
      RANAWAY from the subscriber on the 23rd inst. a Negro woman named POLLY, belonging to the heirs of col. J.S. Smith, dec. The said negro is a tall slim woman, of yellow complexion. It is supposed she is in Newbern, or lurking about...
    • $10 reward

    • 1834-05-14
    • Wilmington, N.C. : People's Press
    • $10 Reward,
      WILL be given for the apprehension and delivery to me, or in jail, of my man
      ABRAHAM,
      who has been runaway since the 1st of February last. He is about 26 years old, of low stature, has a black skin, curled eye lashes, and has a...
    • $10 reward

    • 1840-11-18
    • Raleigh, N.C. : North Carolina Standard
    • $10 REWARD.--Runaway from the subscriber about the 17th Oct. 1839, my negro woman China. She is between 45 and 50 years of age; has two cancer scars on her face: low, and corpulent in person. She is supposed to be lurking about Chatham county. The...
    • $10 reward

    • 1827-09-20
    • Fayetteville, N.C. : Carolina Observer
    • $10 Reward.
      A Servant of mine called LYDIA, ranaway from my plantation on Rocky Point, in New Hanover county, some time ago. She formerly belonged to Mr. Lallerstedt, who lived on the No.[North] West, below Fayetteville, and is well known on...
    • $10 reward

    • 1826-02-10
    • Raleigh, N.C. : Raleigh Register and North Carolina Weekly Advertiser
    • $10 Reward.
      RAN AWAY about twelve months ago, a Negro Girl by the name of TEMPY, about 18 years of age. No particular mark is known by me. She belongs to the estate of Enoch Rayner, dec.[deceased] The above reward will be paid to any person...
    • $10 reward

    • 1832-02-13
    • Salisbury, N.C. : Western Carolinian
    • $10 REWARD.
      RAN AWAY from the subscriber, on the 28th day of December last, my man Charles about twenty years of age, height not known, rather slender made, has large full eyes, stutters considerably. I expect he is lurking in the neighborhood...
    • $10 reward

    • 1823-06-27
    • Washington, N.C. : American recorder
    • $10 REWARD.
      RAN AWAY from the Subscriber on the 20th inst. a negro man named
      ABRAM;
      He is about 6 feet high, yellow complexion, & 22 years of age--Said fellow was raised by my father, Col. James Williams, dec'd, and is well known in the...
    • $10 reward

    • 1830-08-07
    • New Bern, N.C. : Newbern Spectator and Literary Journal
    • $10 REWARD.
      RAN AWAY from the subscriber on the 5th of June last, a Negro man named MOSES, about 35 years of age, 5 feet, 9 or 10 inches high, stout made, and very black. He is probably lurking about Fort Barnwell, Core Creek, and Newbern. He...
    • $10 reward

    • 1834-09-24
    • Wilmington, N.C. : People's Press
    • $10 Reward.
      RAN AWAY from the subscriber, about the latter end of July last, his negro man named
      JACK.
      He is about 55 years old; black complexion; about 5 feet 6 or 7 inches high. He is supposed to be in Duplin county, in the neighborhood...
    • $10 reward

    • 1831-06-18
    • New Bern, N.C. : Newbern Spectator and Literary Journal
    • $10 REWARD.
      RAN away from the subscriber, living on Smith-Dividing Creek, in the county of Beaufort, a few days since, a mulatto boy named BEN--about sixteen years old, rather small for his age--has a scar on his forehead something in the shape...
    • $10 reward

    • 1832-06-08
    • New Bern, N.C. : Newbern Spectator and Literary Journal
    • $10 REWARD.
      RAN away from the subscriber, a few days since, a mulatto man named JNO.[JOHN] TURNER, about 19 years of age, and 6 feet 2 inches high. He stoops a little in walking, and when spoken to has a downcast look. It is probable that he...
    • $10 reward

    • 1834-03-28
    • Halifax, N.C. : Free Press
    • $10 Reward.
      RAN AWAY from the Subscriber, about the 15th January last, negro boy
      ALFRED,
      late the property of Nathan Mathewson dec'd. Said boy is about 21 or 22 years of age, about 5 feet 8 or 9 inches high, dark complexion, and slender...
    • $10 reward

    • 1838-08-25
    • Tarboro, N.C. : Tarboro Press
    • $10 Reward.
      RAN AWAY from the Subscriber, on the 15th inst. negro boy
      ISAAC,
      Well known in Tarborough as the property of Mrs. Manie Joyner, formerly of that place. Isaac, though grown, is much under the ordinary height and size--well...

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