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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06377.01 Author/Creator: Duley, Enoch M. (1773-1864) Place Written: Livingston County, Kentucky Type: Broadside Date: 9 May 1860 Pagination: 1 p. ; 27.3 x 26.9 cm

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06377.01 Author/Creator: Duley, Enoch M. (1773-1864) Place Written: Livingston County, Kentucky Type: Broadside Date: 9 May 1860 Pagination: 1 p. ; 27.3 x 26.9 cm

Summary of Content: Offered for "my boy Manuel," a runaway slave described as 35 years old and enterprising. Includes a physical description: "He has a shrewd expression of the eye, and has a scar on one of his thighs occasioned from a burn, is well dressed and has in his possession a figured, plush carpetbag." Offers $200 if he is apprehended outside Kentucky and $50 if he is captured within the state. From the Duley family papers.

Background Information:

People: Duley, Enoch M., 1773-1864

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Enslaved peopleAfrican American HistorySlaveryFugitive Slave ActRunaway SlaveFinance

Sub Era: Slavery & Anti-slavery

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