Parents searching for their missing son Washington (no surname given)

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Title

Parents searching for their missing son Washington (no surname given)

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

Unnamed parents searching for their son, Washington, age about seven, who "strayed from home," in Richmond, VA, in February 1866.

Source

Richmond Daily Dispatch (Richmond, VA)

Date

February 14, 1866

Coverage

Richmond, VA

Contributor

Jesse Nasta

Transcription

LOST, STRAYED AND FOUND.

LOST.--Strayed from home, on the 12th
instant, a dark mulatto BOY, about seven
years of age, and about four feet in height; had on
red socks, or stockings, blue pants, blue jacket
with brass buttons, and also a blue cap with a red
heart upon its crown.

Any information concerning the above-mentioned
child will be thankfully received, and his
parents' anxiety relieved, if left at this office. The
child answers to the name of WASHINGTON.

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State

Virginia

Citation

“Parents searching for their missing son Washington (no surname given),” Information Wanted Ad, Richmond Daily Dispatch (Richmond, VA), February 14, 1866, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed March 7, 2021, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/3558.

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