Lettice Lamb and Peggy Williams searching for Peggy's brothers

Title

Lettice Lamb and Peggy Williams searching for Peggy's brothers

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

Lettice Lamb and her daughter, Peggy, of Norwich, Connecticut, searching for Lettice's sons. They were last heard from in 1821, in or near Portland, Maine. An antebellum ad.

Source

Liberator (Boston, MA)

Date

July 23, 1836

Coverage

Norwich, CT
Portland, ME

Contributor

Jesse Nasta

Transcription

INFORMATION WANTED.

INFORMATION is wanted by Lettice Lamb,
and Peggy Williams, her daughter, now residing
in Norwich City, of Jordon Lamb, aged about
46, if now living,—of Antony Lamb, aged about
39, and of Thomas H. Lamb, aged about 37—
sons of Lettice Lamb—all colored people.
When last heard from, in 1821, they were in
Portland or vicinity; one of them Thomas H.
being about to sail from that port in a Brig, name
unknown. Any information as to their present
place of residence, if living, or, if dead, of the
time, circumstances and place of death, or any
facts respecting them, will be thankfully received.
Papers in Portland and vicinity are requested to
notice the above.

Letters should be addressed to Mrs. PEGGY
WILLIAMS, Norwich City, Ct.

July 23, 1836. 4t

State

Connecticut
Maine

Files

LIBERATOR_18360723_WILLIAMS_PEGGY.jpg

Citation

“Lettice Lamb and Peggy Williams searching for Peggy's brothers,” Information Wanted Ad, Liberator (Boston, MA), July 23, 1836, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed September 29, 2020, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/3300.

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