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"Forty Dollars Reward" for Jack

April 8, 1811 Colonial & Early National (1746-1820)

Newspaper advertisement for a runaway slave

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Newspaper The True American Place of Publication Trenton, NJ Ad Author(s) Richard Hunt Ad Subject(s) Jack Ad Type Runaway Price $40 Reward
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