The Evening Star (Washington, DC), 1871

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The Evening Star (Washington, DC), 1871

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Patsey Spotsey searching for her daughter, Millie Spotsey
Millie left Jackson Morten's farm in Orange County, VA, where her parents lived, "when quite a small child." Ad placed in 1871, during Reconstruction. [Race is not indicated, but the veiled language suggests this ad is likely about an enslaved family…
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