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You've searched: N.C. Runaway Slave Advertisements

  • County of residence: halifax county (n.c.)
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    • [Untitled advertisement]

    • 1791-06-04
    • New Bern, N.C. : North Carolina Gazette, or Impartial Intelligencer, and Weekly General Advertiser
    • RAN away from Halcett B. Pride, in Halifax county, a mulatto fellow named FRANCIS, formerly the property of mr. Willie Jones, about five feet, ten or eleven inches high about twenty-eight or thirty years of age. He has a scar on one of his cheeks...
    • Ten pound reward

    • 1792-12-12
    • Halifax, N.C. : North Carolina Journal
    • Ten Pound Reward. RUN AWAY from the subscriber, on the 8th day of March, in the year 1790 a likely negro man named LUKE, about 19 years of age, 5 feet 10 inches high, black complexion, and a pleasing countenance when spoken to--remarkable small...
    • Ten pounds reward

    • 1793-01-16
    • Halifax, N.C. : North Carolina Journal
    • Ten Pounds Reward.
      RUN-AWAY from the town of Halifax, about the 15th of December last, a Negro Fellow, named CHANCE, belonging to the estate of William Martin, dec. stout made, of a dark compexion, about five feet three or four inches high,...
    • Ten dollars reward

    • 1793-01-30
    • Halifax, N.C. : North Carolina Journal
    • TEN DOLLARS REWARD.
      RUN-AWAY from the subscriber on the 12th inst. a negro man named PETER, about 50 years of age, 5 feet 5 inches high, yellow complexion, has a lage[sic] scar on his righ[sic] arm, occasioned by a burn--had on when he went away...
    • Ten pounds reward

    • 1793-09-25
    • Halifax, N.C. : North Carolina Journal
    • Ten Pounds Reward.
      RUN-AWAY on the 3d inst. a Negro Fellow, named NED ; he is of a middle size, about 35 years of age, and when standing his knees bend remarkable far back ; he is a rough shoemaker, and carried off a parcell[sic] of old...
    • [Untitled advertisement]

    • 1793-10-01
    • Halifax, N.C. : North Carolina Journal
    • RUN-AWAY about the first of August last, a Negro woman, named KATE, about 35 or 36 years of age, yellow complexion, long bushy hair : She was formerly the property of Captain Powell, of Brunswick, Virginia, to which place it is probable she may...
    • [Untitled advertisement]

    • 1794-01-01
    • Halifax, N.C. : North Carolina Journal
    • RUN-AWAY from the subscriber the 19th inst. at night, a Negro Wench, named Betty; which my late uncle James McDongal bought of Mrs. Wall : She is between 40 and 50 years old, and is very handy about a house. I will amply reward the person who...
    • Five dollars reward

    • 1795-03-02
    • Halifax, N.C. : North Carolina Journal
    • FIVE DOLLARS REWARD
      RUN AWAY from my plantation on Bear Swamp, a Negro fellow named Juba, about five fee[sic], nine inches high, near forty years old, black skint[sic] very well made--had on Negro cotten cloths[sic] dyed--, He is supposed to be...
    • [Untitled advertisement]

    • 1795-03-09
    • Halifax, N.C. : North Carolina Journal
    • RUN away from the subscriber on the 2d of March, 1795, a negro fellow named NELSON, he is about thirty years of age, his bodily weight is about 125lb, he has on one side of his jaw a scar occasioned by a rising from the tooth. And he carried away...
    • Ten dollars reward

    • 1795-07-27
    • Halifax, N.C. : North Carolina Journal
    • TEN DOLLARS REWARD.
      RUN AWAY from the subscriber, in the upper part of Halifax county, on the 11th inst. (July) a negro fellow named CHARLES, about twenty two years old, stout and well made, and has lost part of the great and second toes of the...
    • Five dollars reward

    • 1795-08-17
    • Halifax, N.C. : North Carolina Journal
    • FIVE DOLLARS REWARD.
      RUNAWAY from the subscriber on the 4th inst. a Negro Fellow, named HARRY. He was lately purchased of Mr. Thad Barnes and formerly belonged to Messrs. J. & R. Kay, who purchased him in Edenton, where it is supposed he will...
    • Twenty dollars reward

    • 1795-09-07
    • Halifax, N.C. : North Carolina Journal
    • TWENTY DOLLARS REWARD.
      I Will give the above reward to any person securing my Negro Fellow MYLES. His ages is 30 years, five feet nine inches high, yellow complexion. I gave him some time in August, a pass to procure another master, which he...
    • Ten dollars reward

    • 1795-12-21
    • Halifax, N.C. : North Carolina Journal
    • TEN DOLLARS REWARD.
      RAN away from the subscriber on the 13th instant, a Negro man named DUKE, about 27 years of age, five feet 10 or 11 inches high, black complected, large, well set, and very bow legged. He is very sensible, can read and...
    • Twenty dollars reward

    • 1796-02-29
    • Halifax, N.C. : North Carolina Journal
    • TWENTY DOLLARS REWARD
      RAN-AWAY from the subscriber on the 15th inst. a Negro man named SENECA, about five feet nine or ten inches high, about thirty years old, sensible and very talkative and of a dark complexion. He carried with him a variety...
    • [Untitled advertisement]

    • 1796-10-15
    • Fayetteville, N.C. : North Carolina Minerva and Fayetteville Advertiser
    • RUN AWAY from the subscriber at Connoconary, in Halifax county, Negro CUFF, about twenty four years old, a short thick fellow, with a frowning countenance: had on white plains jacket and overalls, and an osnaburg shirt. He was reared in the family...
    • Ten dollars reward

    • 1797-05-01
    • Halifax, N.C. : North Carolina Journal
    • TEN DOLLARS REWARD.
      RUN-AWAY from the subscriber the 14th instant, two Negroes, named OFFEY and BEN, the former is about twenty-two or twenty-three years of age, the latter about twenty years of age, he carried off with him a quantity of...
    • Twenty dollars reward

    • 1798-01-15
    • Halifax, N.C. : North Carolina Journal
    • TWENTY DOLLARS REWARD.
      TO any person who will bring to me, or take up and secure so that I get him, a negro man, named SAM, belonging to the estate of FREDERICK SPELLINGS, dec. about thirty years of age and I suppose him to be upwards of six...
    • [Untitled advertisement]

    • 1798-09-24
    • Halifax, N.C. : North Carolina Journal
    • RUNAWAY on the 20th inst. a French Negro Man, named Gardner. about five feet high, 20 years old, large in proportion, black complexion--speaks English tolerably well. TEN DOLLARS reward will be given to whoever delivers him to me, or confines him...
    • [Untitled advertisement]

    • 1799-01-14
    • Halifax, N.C. : North Carolina Journal
    • RAN-AWAY on the 25th December last, from the plantation in Mush Island, late the property of David Minge, dec. a negro woman named AMEY, about thirty years old, tall and spare, quite black, with a thin visage, and has lost all her fore teeth. Also...
    • Five dollars reward

    • 1802-01-25
    • Halifax, N.C. : North Carolina Journal
    • Five Dollars Reward.
      RAN-AWAY from the subscriber in October last, a young negro fellow by the name of DANIEL, about the age of nineteen or twenty. I will give the above reward to any person who will bring him to me, or secure him so that I get...

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