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  • Collection: The Western Appeal/The Appeal: A National Afro-American Newspaper (St. Paul and Minneapolis, MN; Chicago, IL), 1897

Separated for Forty years 8-14-1897.tif
William Davis and his sister Mary were reunited after forty years separation. Both siblings were slaves of the family of James Matlock, a rich planter in Georgia. Just before the war, Matlock died and the two were sold to pay the master's debts,…

Matilda Parker 12-11-1897 HQ.tif
M. Johnson is searching for Matilda Parker. She was the daughter of Peter Parker and was the property of M. Herrington or Harrington of Warrentown Junction, VA and was sold during or not long before the war. She has a sister named Martha, possibly…

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The Appeal. Nov 27 1897.jp2
Susan Cheek, Chicago, IL, searching for Anthony Newby.
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