Sydney Howard Gay’s "Record of Fugitives"

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been heard of. They all turned their horses free.

Sent to Albany.                                                                                             $14.75

Anna Maria Morris, now called Eliza, was y slave formerly of Nicholas Lynch,

but was sold at sheriff's sale to Albert Newton of St. George's Del, a lumber-merchant. She didn't like Mrs. Newton, she said, "She was so queer.' so she walked
off on y 22n of May to Wilmington, + was forwarded by Thos. Garrett to Phila.

Josiah Rittenham, now called Geo. Washington, of Eastern Shore, Md. belonged to y heirs of Peter Rittenham. Formerly belonged to Annias Powell who gave him to Peter R. Was always promised by his master to be emancipated at his death; but believing that his heirs would not carry this intention into effect, ran away o y 24th Ulto.

Ambrose Spencer, (now Jos. Brown) belonged to Fred. Spence of Worcester Co. Md. was

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