William Woods searching for his mother

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Title

William Woods searching for his mother

Subject

Information Wanted Notice

Description

William Woods wrote a letter to the DC Chief of Police in search of his mother, Mrs. Flora Woods. Woods served in the navy from 1872 to 1878.

Source

Evening Star (Washington, DC)

Date

September 4, 1899

Coverage

Galveston, Texas
Washington, DC

Contributor

Jesse Nasta

Publisher

Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Library of Congress

Scripto

Transcription

Searching for His Mother.
Inspector Boardman received today a let-
ter from William Woods, colored, of Gal-
veston, Texas, asking for information as to
the whereabouts of his mother, Mrs. Flora
Woods. The writer states that he served
in the navy from 1872 to 1878. The letter
was addressed: "Chief of Police, Capitol
Hill, Navy Yard, Washington, D. C."

Files

Evening Star. Washington DC Sep 4 1899.jp2

Citation

“William Woods searching for his mother,” Information Wanted Notice, Evening Star (Washington, DC), September 4, 1899, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed January 20, 2020, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/2742.

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