Rachel Baynan is searching for her son, George Roberts

Title

Rachel Baynan is searching for her son, George Roberts

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

Ad placed in Philadelphia in 1849, before the Civil War. Baynan fears that her son, age about 15, has been kidnapped.

Source

Public Ledger (Philadelphia, PA)

Date

August 31, 1849

Coverage

Philadelphia, PA

Contributor

Jesse Nasta

Transcription

INFORMATION WANTED.--A Colored Boy,
named GEORGE ROBERTS, is missing from his
home since Tuesday afternoon. His mother fears he
is kidnapped. He is about 15 years old; had gray cassinet
pants and a cotton cap, and no jacket. Any information
of him will be gratefully received by his
mother, RACHEL BAYNAN,

No. 36 Budd's Court,

au30-3t* Between 10th and 11th sts, below Locust.

State

Pennsylvania

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Citation

“Rachel Baynan is searching for her son, George Roberts,” Information Wanted Ad, Public Ledger (Philadelphia, PA), August 31, 1849, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed August 12, 2020, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/3436.

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