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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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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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