Runaway Reward Advertisement for Harriet Tubman (Minty and her two brothers), Cambridge Democrat newspaper, October 3, 1849

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Title

Runaway Reward Advertisement for Harriet Tubman (Minty and her two brothers), Cambridge Democrat newspaper, October 3, 1849

Subject

Subject (Topic)
Fugitive Slave Advertisements
Slavery--Maryland--19th century
Subject (Name)
Tubman, Harriet, 1822-1913

Description

In 1849, shortly after Tubman and her brothers fled North, Eliza Brodess posted a $100 reward for their return in the Cambridge Democrat newspaper. Scared of capture and unsure of where to go, Tubman turned back shortly after this ad was posted. Tubman fled North for a second time, this time alone and successfully research Philadelphia in 1849.

Creator

Cambridge Democrat

Source

Bucktown Village Foundation, Bucktown, Maryland.

Publisher

Cambridge Democrat

Date

1849

Rights

Bucktown Village Foundation, Bucktown, Maryland

Format

JPEG

Language

English

Rights Holder

Renée Ater

Citation

Cambridge Democrat , “Runaway Reward Advertisement for Harriet Tubman (Minty and her two brothers), Cambridge Democrat newspaper, October 3, 1849,” Harriet Tubman Monuments, accessed February 9, 2023, http://harriettubmanmonuments.slaverymonuments.org/items/show/76.