Sydney Howard Gay’s "Record of Fugitives"

The Record of Fugitives > Book 2 (1856) > page [30]




negroes who were not willing to go with him. Nat. says his master was a hard man + growing harder as he grew older. He paid him $10 per. week for his time, + found himself.

Charles Thompson, y leader of this company, a short stout black man, not remarkable in appearance who has been engaged for a year past in making up cargoes for this vessel.  He brings his children with him, but leaves a wife.

Sent to New Bedford R. J. [?].)                                                      $12

July 28th. Richard + Isaac Reed, y first slave of Anna Burgess, of Kent Co. Md. y second, of B.F. Henstry, who threatened to sell him to y South. Rich'd left wife + children behind him.  Geo. Sperryman, alias Thos. Johnson, escaped from a negro trader of Richmond Va. has money - went  to Boston

The Roads cost-                                                                                4.20

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