Runaway Ad for Harry Shorter, 1810
Bitouzey lists the neighberhood of Georgetown as a possible destination for Shorter as he formerly resided in the area and "belong[ed] to Mr. F. Lowndes of the said place."
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FIFTY DOLLARS REWARD.
RANAWAY from the subscriber in Prince George’s county, near Bell Air, on Sunday 18thinst a Negro man, HARRY, who calls himself Harry Shorter; he is about 25 years of age, about 5 feet 5 inches high, very black eyes, broad shoulders, he wears mixt blue kersey trowers, jacket, and often a great coat of the same. He is supposed to have gone to George Town, where he foremerly lived, where he did belong to Mr. F. Lowndes of the said place -whoever will lodge said negro in jail either in Washington City or Prince George’s county, so that the Subscriber may get him again, will be entitled to the above reward.