May Frances Thomas and Walter Thomas searching for father, Lewis Thomas, now Rev. Lewis Hudson

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Title

May Frances Thomas and Walter Thomas searching for father, Lewis Thomas, now Rev. Lewis Hudson

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

First Ad: May Frances and Walter Thomas looking for father Lewis Thomas
Second Ad: May France and Walter Thomas found their father

Source

Freeman (New York, NY)

Date

First Ad: February 26, 1887
Second Ad: March 19, 1887

Coverage

Boston, MA
MS

Contributor

Jesse Nasta

Publisher

Readex, African American Newspapers, 1827-1998

Relation

NY Freeman, March 19, 1887, page 1: May Frances Thomas and Walter Thomas found their father through this ad

Scripto

Transcription

First Ad:
BOSTON.
INFORMATION WANTED of the whereabouts of our father. LEWIS THOMAS, now said to be Rev. Lewis Hudson, pastor of a Baptist Church in Mississippi. He was formerly owned by a man named Shepard Miller, and was sold into the far South. Any one knowing where he may be found will kindly inform May Frances Thomas and Walter Thomas, at No. 9 Kirkland street, Boston, Mass, jan8 3m

Second Ad:
May Frances Thomas and Walter Thomas of 9 Kirkland street, this city [Boston, MA], who, some time ago, advertised in THE FREEMAN for their father, formerly Lewis Thomas, now said to be Rev. Lewis Hudson, found him recently through the advertisement. This is but a proof of the value of THE FREEMAN as an advertising medium.

Files

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Citation

“May Frances Thomas and Walter Thomas searching for father, Lewis Thomas, now Rev. Lewis Hudson,” Information Wanted Ad, Freeman (New York, NY), First Ad: February 26, 1887
Second Ad: March 19, 1887, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed December 12, 2017, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/1690.

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