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Fairfax County (Virginia) August 11, 1761.

Ran away from a Plantation of the Subscriber's, on Dogue Run in Fiarfax, on Sunday the 9th Instant, the following Negroes, viz.

Peros[?], 35 or 40 Years of Age, a well-set Fellow, of about 5 feet 8…

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"P.S. please to inform Mr. Washington [i.e. Lund Washington] that I have made every possible Enquiry after his Negroes, but have not seen any belonging to him, the General or myself, I have heard that Ned is in York a pioneer,…

Follow-up to September 4, 1796 letter. Whipple describes to Wolcott his effort to capture Ona Judge.…

Letter in which Joseph Whipple accepts George Washington's assignment to return Ona Judge to slavery.…

Letter in which Whipple explains his failure to convince Judge to return to the Washingtons.…

Letter from George Washington to Oliver Wolcott, Jr., Secretary of War, requesting Wolcott's help in returning a fugitive slave to Mount Vernon. The slave was Ona Judge, Martha Washington's body servant, who had escaped from Philadelphia to New…

There is now living in the borders of the town of Greenland, N.H., a runaway slave of Gen. Washington, at present supported by the County of Rockingham. Her name at the time of her elopement was ONA MARIA JUDGE. She is not able to give the year…