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Harry

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Title

Harry

Subject

Enslaved Person-Virginia-Shenandoah County
Woodstock (Va.)

Date

October 26, 1843

Contributor

Zach Hottel

Identifier

EnslavedPerson:18413

Person Item Type Metadata

Birth Date

1803 or 1804

Birthplace

Unknown

Death Date

Unknown

Occupation

Enslaved Person

Biographical Text

Harry was a runaway who was jailed in Woodstock, Virginia (Christian Miller was the jailer). In the Sentinel of the Valley, he was described as six feet tall, 180 pounds, and "tolerably black."

Bibliography

Nancy Stewart, "African Americans in Shenandoah County, Virginia Notebooks," vol. 3, book B, (2010), 133.

Additional Information

Enslaved by James Craig (Augusta County, Virginia).

Citation

“Harry,” Shenandoah County Library Archives, accessed July 8, 2020, http://archives.countylib.org/items/show/14825.

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