Percival Delmer

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Title

Percival Delmer

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

Delmer's mother is searching for him. He was formerly "owned" by Edgar McKenney, of Virginia, and is supposed to be in north Alabama. Ad placed in 1871, during Reconstruction. Delmer was then about 20 years old.

Source

Selma Press (Selma, AL)

Date

April 8, 1871

Coverage

Selma, Alabama ?
Alabama
Virginia

Contributor

Jesse Nasta

Publisher

Newspapers.com

Scripto

Transcription

INFORMATION WANTED
Of a colored boy named PERCIVAL DELMER, now
about 20 years old, formerly owned by Edgar McKen-
ney, of Virginia. He is now now supposed to be
somewhere in North Alabama. Any information will
be thankfully received by his mother, and may be
sent to the care of THE SELMA PRESS.

Files

SELMAPRESS_18710408_DELMER_PERCIVAL.jpg

Citation

“Percival Delmer,” Information Wanted Ad, Selma Press (Selma, AL), April 8, 1871, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed November 17, 2019, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/3579.

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