Thursday, October 24, 2013

Manigault Plantation Journal: Runaway Poster for 'Dolly' (1863)

From the Manigault plantation journal: $50.00 Reward!! Ran away from the Yard Corner of Jackson and Broad Streets, Augusta Ga. on the evening of Tuesday 7th April 1863 a Woman "Dolly", whose likeness is here seen. She is thirty years of age, light Complexion - hesitates somewhat when spoken to, and is not a very healthy woman - but rather good looking, with a fine set of teeth. Never Changed her Owner and has been a house Servant always. It is thought she has been enticed off by some White Man, being herself a Stranger to this City, and belonging to a Charleston family. For further particulars apply to Antoine Poullain Esqr Augusta Ga. Augusta Police Station Louis Manigault Owner of Dolly. (source: Manigault plantation journal)

Dolly from the Manigault plantation journal

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