The Magazine of Early American Datasets (MEAD)

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Abstract

Newspaper advertisements written and published by enslavers seeking the capture and return of enslaved people who had escaped. Published in the Barbados Mercury in September to October 1770, and between April 1773 and March 1789, and in the Barbados Gazette between July 1787 and February 1789.

Time Period: Start Date of Data Coverage

9-1770

Time Period: End Date of Data Coverage

3-1789

Date of this Version

6-6-2022

Source(s)

advertisements located in newspapers held by the American Antiquarian Society

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Newspaper advertisements written and published by enslavers seeking the capture and return of enslaved people who had escaped. Published in the Barbados Mercury in September to October 1770, and between April 1773 and March 1789, and in the Barbados Gazette between July 1787 and February 1789.

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Date Posted:06 June 2022