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Kaufman Co., Texas Runaway Slave Notices

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[Dallas Herald, 12 Jan 1859]


 ON SATURDAY, the 12th day of February 1859, I will offer for sale, to the highest bidder, for cash, at the Court House door in the town of Dallas, one NEGRO MAN named HENRY, a runaway, committed to the Jail of Dallas county, on the 8th day of July, 1858. Said negro is about 30 years old.
   Sheriff Dallas Co., Tex.
   Jan 10, 1859



[Dallas Herald, 2 Feb 1859]

    The negro man, Henry; who has been in the jail in this place for the past seven months, as a runaway, and who was to have been sold on the 12th inst., was claimed, on Saturday last, by Col. Henry Carlisle, of Kaufman, as his property, proved up, and taken home.



[Dallas Herald, 12 Jan 1859]

Runaway or Stolen!

 RUNAWAY OR STOLEN from the subscriber, a NEGRO MAN, named Joshua, about 35 years old, five feet 8 or 9 inches high; complexion dark, slow spoken; eye tooth on the left side out.  He was bought in Chickasaw county Mississippi.  A liberal reward will be given for the delivery of said negro to me at Kaufman, or secure so that I can get him.

   Jan 10th 1859


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