Henny Butler searching for her daughter, Frances, before the Civil War

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Title

Henny Butler searching for her daughter, Frances, before the Civil War

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

Frances was taken from her mother, in Cumberland, Maryland, to Natchez, Mississippi, and then New Orleans, Louisiana. Her mother, Henny Butler, received letters from her but needs her address in New Orleans to reply. An antebellum ad (from 1843).

Source

New Orleans Daily Picayune (New Orleans, LA)

Date

August 12, 1843

Coverage

Cumberland, MD
New Orleans, LA
Natchez, MS

Contributor

Jesse Nasta

Files

DAILYPICAYUNE_18430812_BUTLER_HENNY.jpg

Citation

“Henny Butler searching for her daughter, Frances, before the Civil War,” Information Wanted Ad, New Orleans Daily Picayune (New Orleans, LA), August 12, 1843, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed November 19, 2018, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/3299.

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