William Volantine/William Robinson searching for his brother, Joshua Volantine/Daniel Cromwell

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Title

William Volantine/William Robinson searching for his brother, Joshua Volantine/Daniel Cromwell

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

William Volantine (now named William Robinson) was once a slave in Baltimore, now living in New Bedford, MA. He is searching for his brother, Joshua, who was also a slave in Baltimore and went to Philadelphia three years earlier [ca 1846]. An antebellum ad.

Source

Liberator (Boston, MA)

Date

March 2, 1849

Coverage

New Bedford, MA
Philadelphia, PA
Baltimore, MD

Contributor

Jesse Nasta

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Transcription

INFORMATION WANTED. William Volantine, now named William Robinson, who was once a slave in Baltimore, and now living in New Bedford, wishes to know where his brother is, who was a slave in the same place, but came from Baltimore about three years since to Philadelphia. His name was Joshua Volantine, but he received the name of Daniel Cromwell. The desired information, if it can be given by any one, may be sent to the Anti-Slavery Office, 21 Cornhill.

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Citation

“William Volantine/William Robinson searching for his brother, Joshua Volantine/Daniel Cromwell,” Information Wanted Ad, Liberator (Boston, MA), March 2, 1849, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed November 19, 2018, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/3298.

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