Sydney Howard Gay’s "Record of Fugitives"

The Record of Fugitives > Book 2 (1856) > page [13]




y other place now, only that feeling bound to get her sister + her children next Camp Meeting Time, + thinking it may cost a good deal, she wishes to be with her brothers to secure their pecuniary aid when y time comes for her to start again.

Sent them all to Syracuse (+ food)                                                            21.--

May 15th. Bill Henry Mason, James Hurt [Hirst?], master, from near Georgetown Roads, Md. + Wm.Chambers, George Meadows, master, from same neighbourhood, left home with three others. Walked to Mt. Pleasant, + took y cars, were questioned but not stopped. Went then to Wilmington, + thence to Phila + were forwarded by Still.

Sent to Albany                                                                                        5

May 16th. Winny Patsy, with her daughter, about 3 1/2 yrs. of age, arrived from Phila. Her master was Jacob Shooster from Norfolk, Va.  Last fall her husband escaped by vessel for Wilmington, + engaged y Capt. to bring y wife + child, y next trip. He belonged to another man, who warned Winny's

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