|Fugitive Slave Law of 1793
|John Francis Mercer
Md State Archives
|Ranaway from Subscriber, living in
Prince George's County, Maryland on
Thursday the 6th day of October, Negro
commonly called Lewis Butler. Lewis is
about 6 ft high, very dark mulatto,
spare made, very long limbs, with very
long feet and hands; clothing course
Osnaburg shirt and trousers other
clothes not recollected. I will give Fifty
dollars if taken in the state or the
District of Columbia; if out of state, the
above reward, reasonable charges, if
brought home or confined to jail so that
I may get him again.
Thomas Snowden Jr.
October 19, 1825.
|Senator Ralph Izard