David Eason searching for his brother, Dorsey Eason

Title

David Eason searching for his brother, Dorsey Eason

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

Eason wrote a letter to the mayor of Richmond, Virginia, in search of his brother, who was sold in Richmond several years before the Civil War.

Source

Times-Dispatch (Richmond, VA)

Date

February 18, 1904

Coverage

Roxobel, North Carolina
Richmond, VA

Contributor

Jesse Nasta

Publisher

Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Library of Congress

Transcription

Seeks Information.

David Eason, colored, of Roxobel, N.
C., writes the Mayor for information of
his brother, Dorsey Eason, who was sold
here several years before the war. Any
information will be gladly received by
the brother.

State

North Carolina
Virginia

Files

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Citation

“David Eason searching for his brother, Dorsey Eason,” Information Wanted Ad, Times-Dispatch (Richmond, VA), February 18, 1904, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed July 7, 2020, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/3389.

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