Sam'l. B. Stafford, attorney, searching for Mark Ashmore (aka Mark Shuff)

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Title

Sam'l. B. Stafford, attorney, searching for Mark Ashmore (aka Mark Shuff)

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

Ashmore, a "free colored man," was raised in Trenton, New Jersey. He is heir to his mother's estate. An antebellum ad.

Source

Public Ledger (Philadelphia, PA)

Date

March 7, 1850

Coverage

Trenton, NJ
Trenton, NJ

Contributor

Jesse Nasta

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Transcription

INFORMATION WANTED—Of a free Colored
MAN, named MARK ASHMORE; supposed to be
about 35 years of age. He lived when a boy, with
Nathaniel Shuff, Inkeeper, Trenton, N.J., and passed
by the name of Mark Shuff. His mother, by her will,
bequeathed to Mark two houses and lots. A liberal
reward will be paid for information that will lead to
his whereabouts. SAM'L. B. STAFFORD,
mh7-1t* Attorney of the heir, Trenton, N.J.

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Citation

“Sam'l. B. Stafford, attorney, searching for Mark Ashmore (aka Mark Shuff),” Information Wanted Ad, Public Ledger (Philadelphia, PA), March 7, 1850, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed November 19, 2018, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/3304.

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