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  • County of residence: Bladen County
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    • [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
      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...
    • [Untitled advertisement]

    • 1778-05-01
    • New Bern, N.C. : North Carolina Gazette
    • RUN away from the subscriber in Bladen county, a negro man named CAESAR, about 5 feet 5 or 6 inches high, about 20 years of age, tolerable well set, has a scar on one of his hips, and I believe has lost one of his fore teeth. He was seen on Cape...
    • [Untitled advertisement]

    • 1788-06-18
    • Wilmington, N.C. : Wilmington Centinel and General Advertiser
    • RUN AWAY from Mount Pleasant estate, on the North-West, a Negro fellow named TONY, late the property of Miss Cobham, well known in and about Wilmington, as he was one of the fiddlers to the assemblies. He is tall, well made, and thin vissaged,...
    • [Untitled advertisement]

    • 1789-10-15
    • Fayetteville, N.C. : Fayetteville Gazette
    • RAN AWAY from the susbcriber, on Saturday last, a mulatto man, by the name of BOB WOODS, about sixty years of age--has a film over one of his eyes--often passes himself as a free man--country born--5 feet 8 or 9 inches high--rather thick...
    • [Untitled advertisement]

    • 1790-11-22
    • Fayetteville, N.C. : North Carolina Chronicle, or, Fayetteville Gazette
    • RAN AWAY from the subscriber, on or about the 25th day of September last, a negro fellow named BEN, about 19 years old, five feet 7 or 8 inches high--he is a likely fellow, has a very black countenance, thin lips, small mouth, and sharp nose, is...
    • [Untitled advertisement]

    • 1797-06-03
    • Fayetteville, N.C. : North Carolina Minerva and Fayetteville Advertiser
    • RUN-AWAY from the subscriber, a negro man, named DOCTOR, formerly belonging to Mr. William Watson, in Bladen county-he is about twenty-three years of age, middle size, sluttters when he speaks, and is branded on both cheeks with HLL-when he lived...
    • Ten dollars reward

    • 1803-09-13
    • Wilmington, N.C. : Wilmington Gazette
    • Ten Dollars Reward.
      RAN AWAY from the subscriber, a negro fellow named GOLD, late the property of Thomas Lucas deceased, he is about eighteen years of age, much disabled in his left arm about the elbow joint, owing to a sprain--had on when he...
    • Ten dollars reward

    • 1804-04-24
    • Wilmington, N.C. : Wilmington Gazette
    • Ten Dollars Reward.
      RUNAWAY from the subscriber on the 9th inst. a negro man named CAROLINA, 5 feet 6 or 7 inches high, 22 years of age, well made and of common complexion, and an artful, plausible fellow. It is probable he is gone to...
    • Ten dollars reward

    • 1804-07-17
    • Wilmington, N.C. : Wilmington Gazette
    • Ten Dollars Reward.
      RUN away from the subscriber's Plantation, at Colly Swamp, Bladen County, on Friday the 15th inst. a Negro man, named
      about five feet teen inches high, well made, has a scar on his face resembling the new moon,...
    • Ran away

    • 1805-07-23
    • Wilmington, N.C. : Wilmington Gazette
    • RAN AWAY
      FROM the subscriber, living in the upper end of Bladen county, on the North West River of Cape-Fear, on the 10th instant, a Negro Man named AARON, twenty years old, about five feet nine or ten inches high, stout made, a little inclined...
    • Ten dollars reward

    • 1806-10-21
    • Wilmington, N.C. : Wilmington Gazette
    • Ten Dollars Reward.
      RAN-AWAY from the subscriber, on South River Bladen County, a Negro man named TOM, a Shoe-maker by trade, very black, rather small, slim made, has a very upright carriage, quick walk, and small short foot--had on when he went...
    • 20 dollars reward

    • 1807-07-14
    • Wilmington, N.C. : Wilmington Gazette
    • 20 Dollars Reward.
      RAN AWAY from the subscriber living in Bladen county, on the 20th April last, a negro fellow called
      about twenty years of age, possesses a pleasing countenance, nearly six feet high, large over the shoulders,...
    • Ten dollars reward

    • 1808-08-23
    • Wilmington, N.C. : Wilmington Gazette
    • Ten Dollars Reward.
      RAN-AWAY from the subscriber on the 8th instant, a Negro Woman named HANNAH about 26 years old, about 5 feet high, and slender made, has large eyes, below of which is a black woart[sic]. She formerly belonged to Mr. John...
    • 25 dollars reward

    • 1834-03-25
    • Fayetteville, N.C. : Carolina Observer
    • 25 Dollars Reward.
      RANAWAY from the Subscriber, about the 1st of March, 1833, a likely negro fellow by the name of SCIP, about 5 feet 5 or 6 inches high, well formed, yellow complexion, high forehead, a scar over one of his eyes, good teeth. He...
    • Twenty dollars reward

    • 1835-04-01
    • Fayetteville, N.C. : North Carolina Journal
    • Twenty Dollars Reward.
      RANAWAY from Benj'n[Benjamin] Newsberry, 11 miles below Fayetteville, on the 13th of November last, a Negro Man named NELSON, 25 years of age, 5 feet 9 or 10 inches high, stout built, rather yellow complected--no...
    • $25 reward

    • 1835-12-11
    • Wilmington, N.C. : People's Press
    • $25 Reward.
      RANAWAY, in the early part of last month, from the neighborhood of Elizabeth, Bladen county, a negro woman named
      belonging to Mr. Prudhomme. She is about 25 years of age; dark mulatto; had on when she went away, a...
    • $40 reward

    • 1836-02-18
    • Fayetteville, N.C. : North Carolina Journal
    • $40 REWARD.
      RUNAWAY from the Subscriber, in the county of Bladen, during the Christmas Holliday's[sic] two Negro men, named
      JOE & ADAM.
      Joe is a low and stout built fellow, has a small scar on his forehead, one knee crooked, and is about...
    • $10 reward

    • 1837-02-17
    • Wilmington, N.C. : Wilmington Advertiser
    • $10 REWARD.
      ABSCONDED on Sunday the 6th instant, from the residence of Mrs. Elizabeth Kea, in Bladen County, a Negro Fellow by the name of Peter. He is five feet 6 or 7 inches in height, of dark complexion, shows his teeth when spoken to, has...
    • $10 reward

    • 1837-04-13
    • Fayetteville, N.C. : Carolina Observer
    • $10 REWARD.
      RANAWAY, on the 17th March last, a negro boy named BOB, who belongs to Mr. Robeson of Bladen County, and was hired to me for one year. He is about 20 years of age, 5 feet 5 or six inches high, stout built, and of a dark mulatto...


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