Sydney Howard Gay’s "Record of Fugitives"

The Record of Fugitives > Book 1 (1855) > page [32]



Episcopal Church, by profession. Left on y 8th on foot for Griffin's Point, where he had heard there was a vessel about to sail, on which he could get a passage. Worked his passage on her to Baltimore, + walked thence into Pa. Forwarded by Still.

Sent to Syracuse.                                                          3.50

Jany. 4th. 1856 Sam. Scott + his wife, Sassafras Neck, Cecil Co. Md. James Magee, Master + widow Leslie, mistress of wife. Walked to Middletown, 12 miles, + took y cars for Phila.                                                                          8.50

Thomas Jones (nee Robert Brown) Martinsburg, Berkeley Co. Va. Col. Amtrammick, Jefferson Co. master hired out to Mr. Jones, house-servant. Left Christmas night, hired a horse to cross y Potomac, + rode 30 miles, where he turned him loose, + walked on for two days + a night, till he reached Harrisburg, Pa. Thomas was bred a house-servant, + has been waiter + cook in a hotel. He had a wife + four children, with whom he has always lived till five weeks ago, when they were all sent to Richmond to be sold. They belonged to one Conrad of Martinsburg, who sold

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