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Reward for Nace Dorsey, a runaway slave

Smoot, A. Jackson1860-07-15

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
New York, NY, United States

Award offered by A. Jackson Smoot. Smoot offers $150 for Dorsey, described as a ”Negro Man... 5 feet 11 inches in height-- may be 6 feet-- large and muscular, black, and with a few grey hairs. Is about 40 years old.”

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  • Title: Reward for Nace Dorsey, a runaway slave
  • Creator: Smoot, A. Jackson
  • Date: 1860-07-15
  • Location: Charles County, Maryland
  • GLC Number: GLC04372.02

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