Sydney Howard Gay’s "Record of Fugitives"

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off with them. This morning Napoleon was sent with them to Syracuse.

Aug. 14th. N. returned from Syracuse. Sarah has now all her children with her. Napoleon "never saw such a time" as when they met. Jacob says he supposes y abolitionists have got them and is not disposed, apparently, to create any difficulty.

Expenses:  Napoleon + Sarah to New Haven + Albany                                      10.50
  At Albany 2.
  N. from Albany                                                                         1.
  Children from Brooklyn. (carriage)                                      2.
  To Syracuse +c            15.37
  Napoleon going to N.H.   3.  33.87

Juy 25th. Jack, a native African, in whose behalf a writ of Habeus Corpus was issued, there being reason to suppose that y man who had him in charge intended to make him a slave, was brt. to y office by one of y City Marshalls. After his discharge, under y writ, he was thrown on his own resources, + having little knowledge of English, was about y streets, homeless + idle. I promised to provide for him, + in a day or two Mr. Wm. A. Hall

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