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Runaway Slave Advertisement in an 1860 Houston Newspaper

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Title

Runaway Slave Advertisement in an 1860 Houston Newspaper

Description

This notice about two enslaved men captured in Robertson county appeared in an 1860 newspaper published in Houston. Next to it is the city business directory listing local businessmen, including William Marsh Rice and H. H. Milby, the proprietor of the Old Capitol Hotel and a slaveholder who rented the labor of at least two slaves to Dick Dowling.

Creator

Democratic Telegraph and Texas Register

Source

<em>Democratic Telegraph and Texas Register</em>, May 13, 1846, via Portal to Texas History<br>
<a href="http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth48411/">http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth48411/</a>

Publisher

Published here by Rice University

Date

May 13, 1846

Rights

This image is in the public domain.

Type

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