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Fugitive slaves--Virginia--History--19th century--Sources.

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Stuart, Sholto S., Draft of Advertisement Concerning Escaped Enslaved Laborers, January 1855

 Item — Box 48: [Barcode: 32101070780471]
Scope and Contents Virginia enslaver Stuart S. Sholto's manuscript draft for an advertisement seeking the capture of five enslaved individuals. Trolious Riley, Douglas Riley, Henry Riley, and a man named Vincent had escaped Chantilly farm, located in Fairfax County near present day Chantilly, Virginia, on December 30, 1854. Sharlet, a woman enslaved by Charles Calvert, is noted as having been missing for 15 years. The manuscript includes physical as well as some biographical descriptions of the five...
Dates: January 1855