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Rachel Washburne is searching for her sons Samuel and Lewis and daughter Rhoda
Samuel was taken by a slave trader and sold in Alabama

Venus Safford searching for her son, Hiram
Hiram left Montpelier, Vermont, nearly 20 years ago [ca 1823]. He was in New Orleans when last heard of. His mother placed this antebellum ad in 1843.

Robert Byard (two ads)
Mrs. Byard seeking information on her husband, Robert Byard, who enlisted in Company C, 4th Massachusetts U.S. Colored Troops, 1865. She needs the information to obtain a Civil War widow's pension. The reply to her ad is also attached.
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