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 Royal Gazette April 1781 to January 1782, January to December 1813, July to October 1816, February to October 1822, and February to March 1823.

Time Period: Start Date of Data Coverage

4-1781

Time Period: End Date of Data Coverage

3-1823

Date of this Version

6-6-2022

Source(s)

Drawn from the copies of the Royal Gazette held by the British Library (1781-1782), and by the American Antiquarian Society (1813, 1816, 1822 and 1823)

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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 Royal Gazette April 1781 to January 1782, January to December 1813, July to October 1816, February to October 1822, and February to March 1823.

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Date Posted:06 June 2022