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8 August 1862: “Twenty-five dollars reward will be paid for her apprehension, and Twenty-five for the detection of any person harboring her.”

Item description: “Rewards,” selected newspaper advertisements published in the 8 August 1862 issue of the Wilmington (N.C.) Daily Journal. Item citation: Selected advertisements,The Daily Journal (Wilmington, N.C.), 8 August 1862.  North Carolina Collection call number: C071 Z.  Wilson Library, University … Continue reading

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25 June 1862: The Daily Telegraph (single sheet)

ITEM: The Daily Telegraph, June 25, 1862, single sheet, 12.5 x 9.0 inches, printed on one side. CITATION: The Daily Telegraph (Raleigh, N.C.) 25 June 1862, single sheet.  North Carolina Collection call number: VC071 C748 folder 5.  Wilson Library, University … Continue reading

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24 March 1862: “$25 REWARD WILL BE PAID FOR the apprehension or delivery of a mulatto boy belonging to my mother.”

Item description: 24 March 1862 advertisement placed by Raleigh druggist Peter F. Pescud on behalf of his mother, Susan Brooke Pescud, offering a $25 reward for a runaway slave, printed in the 1 April 1862 issue of the Register (Raleigh, … Continue reading

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21 December 1861: “Timber Wanted at the North Carolina Arsenal and Armory”

Item description: Advertisement, “Timber Wanted at the North Carolina Arsenal and Armory,” dated 29 November 1861 but which first appeared in The Daily Journal (Wilmington, N. C.) on 13 December 1861, page 4, column 1.  A request for sealed proposals by … Continue reading

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24 October 1861: “…I wish to buy twenty-two large, young and active Horses for the above service.”

Item description: An advertisement, published in The Daily Journal of Wilmington, North Carolina, on 24 October 1861, in which Captain Samuel R. Bunting seeks to purchase horses for the use of the Wilmington Horse Artillery. Item citation: “Having been appointed … Continue reading

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15 June 1861: Selected advertisements from the Wilmington (N.C.) Daily Journal

Item description: Selected advertisements from the Wilmington (N.C.) Daily Journal from 15 June 1861. During this period, newspaper advertisements would often run for several weeks or months and would advertise a great range of items for sale, wanted ads, and … Continue reading

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