A "Contraband" Doing Business on His Own Account

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Title

A "Contraband" Doing Business on His Own Account

Subject

Black race

Description

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.

Abstract

The Walla Walla Statesman reports on the case of a "contraband," or freed slave, in Walla Walla.

Source

Walla Walla Statesman

Publisher

Walla Walla W.T.: R.R. and S.G. Rees

Date Issued

1865-06-09

Medium

Web

Type

article

Bibliographic Citation

Vol. IV, No. 26, p. 3, col. A

Spatial Coverage

Walla Walla; Walla Walla

Provenance

Washington Secretary of State: Historic Newspapers

URL

http://sos.wa.gov/history/newspapers.aspx

Start Page

3

End Page

3