The National Republican (Washington, DC)

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The National Republican (Washington, DC)

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1862, 1865, 1875, 1885, 1887

Collection Items

John Taylor searching for his wife
John Taylor searching for his wife, Rachel Taylor. Supposed to be employed in Washington, DC, as a servant. During the Civil War.

Jerusha Williams searching for her parents
Jerusha Williams, Washington, DC, searching for her parents, Pompey Williams and Susan Williams. Last seen with Mr. William Alberty

Ellen Dixon searching for her son John Dixon
Ellen Dixon searching for her son. He went to New York with a Union regiment. Includes transcription of memorandum written by former master, John T. Bloxham, during the Civil War, when John Dixon left.

Emmanuel Jacobs and Caroline Jacobs searching for their son Solomon Jacobs
Emmanuel and Caroline Jacobs searching for their son Solomon Jacobs. He was enslaved by Daniel R. McNeal of Hardy County, VA, and sold to Southern traders before the Civil War.

James Lewis searching for his wife, Sarah Lewis
She "formerly lived with" Dr. P.H. Cabell [Patrick Henry Cabell] in Selma, AL. [Race is not indicated, but he likely meant that she lived with him as an enslaved person. Further research needed to confirm].
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