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Yundt, Leonard (1756?-1825 ) Federal gazette & Baltimore daily Advertiser. [Vol. IV, no. 787 (May 13, 1796)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08720.05 Author/Creator: Yundt, Leonard (1756?-1825 ) Place Written: Baltimore, Maryland Type: Newspaper Date: 13 May 1796 Pagination: 4 p. ; 49.6 x 32.2 cm.

Summary of Content: Printed and sold by Leonard Yundt and Matthew Brown at 3 Calvert Street, Baltimore, Maryland. Front page consists entirely of advertisements for various goods and services, sales of real estate, and announcements of sailing vessels. Second page has news on U.S. House of Representatives "On the motion for making provision for carrying into effect the treaty with Great-Britain." Also has a few ads, including one put in by William Lorman for a 40 dollar reward for a runaway "Mulatto Man named Frank, 20 or 21 years of age." Third page contains various letters and ship news, and several advertisements. One of those ads was put in by Valentine Snyder for a 20 cent reward for a runaway "indented servant man, a German by birth, named Christopher Reinfrank, about 24 years old." Fourth page consists entirely of advertisements. Two of those ads deal with slaves. One was put in by Edward Ireland for a 20 dollar reward for a runaway "Negro man, named Frank, about 19 or 20 years of age." The other was put in by Baille of Fell's Point for a 6 dollar reward for a runaway "Mulatto Man, named Etdois, 24 years of age."


Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Global History and CivicsForeign AffairsCongressGovernment and CivicsTreatyRunaway SlaveSlaveryAfrican American HistorySlave SaleIndentured ServantServantImmigration and Migration

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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