John Granville Brown

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Title

John Granville Brown

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

Brown's parents searching for him. He was 14 years old and left their home in Philadelphia in July 1833. Supposedly went up Schuylkill, along the canal. [All presumably free African Americans]. An antebellum ad, from 1833.

Source

National Gazette and Literary Register (Philadelphia, PA)

Date

July 27, 1833

Coverage

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
The Schuylkill River

Contributor

Jesse Nasta

Files

NATIONALGAZETTE_18330727_BROWN_JOHN_GRANVILLE.jpg

Citation

“John Granville Brown,” Information Wanted Ad, National Gazette and Literary Register (Philadelphia, PA), July 27, 1833, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed October 19, 2019, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/3518.

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