Britton Richardson seeking information about his son Isham Richardson

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Title

Britton Richardson seeking information about his son Isham Richardson

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

Isham Richardson, described as being an albino, was taken from his father when "the Federal army came through" during the Civil War. He is believed to be somewhere in the North.

Source

Raleigh Tri-Weekly Standard (Raleigh, NC)

Date

November 26, 1867

Coverage

Johnston County, NC

Contributor

Jesse Nasta

Transcription

INFORMATION WANTED!

MY SON, ISHAM RICHARDSON, AN ALBINO—white
skinned, but of negro blood, with
one black spot on his under lip—light eyes,
white, soft woolly hair—unable to see in the
glare of the sun—was taken from me when the
Federal army came through, and is no doubt now
in the North some where. On the tenth day of
April he will be 15 years old. I live in Johnston
County, N. C., but a letter would reach me at
Eagle Rock, Wake County, N. C.

BRITTON RICHARDSON.

November 26th, 1867. 104—3t free.

State

North Carolina

Citation

“Britton Richardson seeking information about his son Isham Richardson,” Information Wanted Ad, Raleigh Tri-Weekly Standard (Raleigh, NC), November 26, 1867, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed May 8, 2021, https://informationwanted.org/items/show/3328.

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