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Howard, Robert (1767-1850) Southern Patriot And Commerical Advertiser. [Vol. 16, no. 330 (October 28, 1822)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09711 Author/Creator: Howard, Robert (1767-1850) Place Written: Charleston, South Carolina Type: Newspaper Date: 28 October 1822 Pagination: 4 p. ; 52.2 x 33.7 cm.

Summary of Content: One newspaper published by Robert Howard entitled "Southern Patriot And Commerical Advertiser" dated October 28, 1822. Contains numerous public notices and information regarding public ordinances for the city of Charleston, South Carolina. Of particular note are three advertisements for escaped enslaved persons on the front page. The first advertisement published by Joseph Cox offers fifty dollars for the return of "Nanny," noting that "if said woman returns of her own accord, she will be forgiven." The second advertisement for "Chance," who "sometimes calls himself Charles and Thomas" offers an additional hundred dollars for any information about persons providing him with housing, "as will lead to their conviction." The third advertisement is a 100 Dollars Reward for "Charlotte," who is presumably being housed by her family or friends in Georgetown, where she once lived. The newspaper also contains an article on the second page discussing the merits of the administration of William Pitt, the former Prime Minister of Great Britain.

People: Howard, Robert, 1767-1850
Pitt, William, 1759-1806

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Enslaved peopleEnslaved peopleRunaway SlaveSlaveryGlobal History and CivicsUnderground Railroad

Sub Era: Slavery & Anti-slavery

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