John Dipper searching for his brother, Daniel Merr

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Title

John Dipper searching for his brother, Daniel Merr

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

Merr left Williamsburg, Virginia, about 40 years earlier [ca 1792]. Last heard of in Boston, Massachusetts. Dipper is searching for him or Cesar Lafayette, who knew his brother Daniel Merr well. An antebellum ad.

Source

Liberator (Boston, MA)

Date

April 28, 1832

Coverage

New York, NY
Boston, MA
Williamsburgh, VA [Williamsburg, VA]
Williamsburgh, VA [Williamsburg, VA]

Contributor

Jesse Nasta

Scripto

Transcription

INFORMATION WANTED.
John Dipper of Williamsburgh, Va. is anx-
ious to obtain information of his brother, Dan-
iel Merr, who left Williamsburgh about 40 years
ago, and was heard of as living in Boston within the
last 17 years. A person by the name of Cesar La-
fayette, of Boston, was well acquainted with Merr.
If either of the above named persons, or any other
able to give such information, would lodge it at the
Liberator office, they would confer a favor on John
Dipper who is now in New York, anxious to hear
from his brother.
New York, April 21, 1832.

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Citation

“John Dipper searching for his brother, Daniel Merr,” Information Wanted Ad, Liberator (Boston, MA), April 28, 1832, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed November 19, 2018, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/3302.

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