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Photographer: St. Louis Missouri Republican (newspaper) (image courtesy of the Wisconsin Historical Society)
Caption: "Two Hundred Dollar Reward" - advertisement for the return of Joshua Gover (click to enlarge)
Additional Description: "When Joshua Glover escaped from slavery in Missouri in the spring of 1852, his owner, Bennami Garland, placed this advertisement in the St. Louis Missouri Republican. Glover made his way secretly to Wisconsin via the underground railroad, where Garland pursued and ultimately arrested him almost two years later, in Racine." - Wisconsin Historical Society
Submitted: June 6, 2019.
Database Locator Identification Number: p478204
File Size: 0.070 Megabytes
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