Runaway Slaves in Britain: bondage, freedom and race in the eighteenth century


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Whereas a Negroe Boy, about fifteen Years of Age, is run or stray’d from his Master; whoever brings him to the Hand-Inn in Barnaby-street in Southwark, or to the Black Lyon in Greenwich, shall have a Guinea Reward.  
  N.B. He has on a dirty red Waistcoat, a speckled Shirt, a Pair of Old Leather Breeches, and was bare-headed when he went away; when he stands or walks his Knees meet together, he was seen in Greenwich Park the 19th, and going into Gravesend the 20th of this Instant June.

ID:r0157
Newspaper title:Daily Post
Newspaper region:South East England
Country:England
Newspaper date:22 June 1727
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Page number:1
Institution:British Library: Burney Collection (Online)
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Racial descriptor:Negro
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Age:15
Gender:male
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Physical characteristics:when he stands or walks his Knees meet together
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Clothing:a dirty red Waistcoat, a speckled Shirt, a Pair of Old Leather Breeches, and was bare-headed
Accused of crime:no
Warning notice:no
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Destination (region):South East England
Destination (specified):Greenwich Park the 19th, and going into Gravesend the 20th
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Contact address:the Hand-Inn in Barnaby-street in Southwark; to the Black Lyon in Greenwich
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Reward pounds:1
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Total reward:a Guinea Reward
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