A "Contraband" Doing Business on His Own Account
The Statesman reports on an unnamed African-American man, a contraband or former slave, who is apparently a newcomer in town and accused of stealing a variety of items in Walla Walla, including a revolver and a horse. After his attempt to steal a mare outside of town, he was brought back to jail and will stand trial.
The Walla Walla Statesman reports on the case of a "contraband," or freed slave, in Walla Walla.
Walla Walla Statesman
Walla Walla W.T.: R.R. and S.G. Rees
Vol. IV, No. 26, p. 3, col. A
Walla Walla; Walla Walla
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