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Fugitive slave advertisement

Fugitive slave advertisement

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John Rock of Halifax offers a two-dollar reward for the apprehension of his runaway slave, 'Thursday'. She was recaptured. Rock ordered Thursday sold in his 1776 will. She was valuated at £25 and sold to John Bishop for £20.

Date: 1 September 1772

Reference: Nova Scotia Archives  Nova Scotia Gazette and Weekly Chronicle 01 September 1772 page 3 (microfilm 8155)

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