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African American Newspapers Forum

"Walker" Runaway- Phil Inquirer 1829

type: newspaper advertisment
transcriber: J.M. Sweets
date: 03-09-2013

200 DOLLARS REWARD "Walker"--"a smart, active, likely mulatto boy"Runaway from Nathan MARDERS, living in Middletown, Jefferson County, Kentucky, "Walker" was between 18 and 19 years of age, 5 ft. 9 or 10 inches tall weighing about 150 or 160 pounds, well made. Very bushy head of hair. [additional description of clothing in advertisment ]. His mother belongs to Mr. G. WOODFORK of Shelby county, Kentucky.Walker may have "gone up the river" may have intended "going to some Eastern City". "He was seen in Marietta, Ohio."[Additional information about reward money and where to send etc.][Abstracted from Runaway Advertisement, Philadelphia Inquirer, 8 December 1829]:

source: Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA, 8 Dec 1829, p. 4


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