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Henry, a little boy, "strayed" from his grandmother's house in Powhatan County, VA, in 1869. It is supposed he went down to Richmond by river boat. Ad placed in 1870 (during Reconstruction).

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Mrs. Eliza Stewart, nee Eliza Robinson, believes her brother is in Alabama or Georgia. He was sold in Hagerstown, MD, long before the Civil War.

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Scruggs, of Lawrence, KS, was formerly enslaved in Jackson, County, MO, by Nathaniel Scruggs. Her three daughters were sold before the Civil War.

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Washington Stills was sold in South Carolina and brought to Mississippi by John Parks and Allen Vance, speculators.

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Unnamed, searching for their son, Washington, age about seven. He "strayed from home," in Richmond, VA, in February 1866 (ten months after the Civil War ended). Includes detailed description of his clothing and appearance.

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Caroline, age about eight, was "in the employment of" Mr. Griffin. He moved from Fluvanna County, VA, to Fauquier County, VA, in 1865, carrying Caroline with him.

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She was living in St. Mary's City, MD, up to March 1874. Ad placed later that year (during Reconstruction).

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Mary Johnson placed this ad in Baltimore, MD, in 1867 (during Reconstruction).

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Unnamed person in Baltimore, MD, searching for Nichols, formerly with Mrs. Pettibone.

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Hezekiah was last seen heading from his boarding house to his vessel, in Baltimore, MD, in January 1871. Ad placed that year, during Reconstruction.
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