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$200 Reward

Creator:
H. Polkinhorn, Alfred H. Wells
Location:
Washington, D. C.
Origin Date:
1857
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 12 in x 9 3/8 in
Item ID:
71.2009.083.1231
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Fine Art

Description

This broadside provided notice of a $200 reward being offered by Alfred H. Wells for the return of a runaway slave to him in Bladensburg, Prince George's County, Maryland. Dennis Lowe Harrison left on May 2d, 1857, and was thought to be "lurking" near his brother who was living near Washington, D. C. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum