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    1820 HANDBILL FOR RUNAWAY SLAVE. October 1820, Rare Manuscript Handbill for a Runaway Slave in Jail, Adams County, Mississippi, Choice Fine.  9.75" x 7.25" manuscript document advertising a "Negro man named Joe" who said he belonged to a Mr. Joseph Carr of Fort Adams.  Brown-toned page with normal fold, minor wear; small tear in center section.  Reads, in part: "He is About 25 years Old About 5 feet 5 inches high / The Owner of the Above negro are requested to come forward Comply with the law and take him Away..."  Extremely rare format!

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    Auction Dates
    July, 2004
    29th Thursday
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