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Stolen Mare

June 14, 1780 Colonial & Early National (1746-1820)

Newspaper advertisement for a stolen horse, believed to have been taken by a runaway slave.

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Newspaper New Jersey Gazette Place of Publication Trenton, NJ Ad Author(s) Samuel Stanhope Smith Ad Subject(s) Mare Ad Type Runaway Price 600 for slave and horse (300 each)
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