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Negro Hunting

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Parent Issue
Day
30
Month
March
Year
1842
Copyright
Public Domain
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We cut the following from the "Sumpter 2ouuty Whig," printed at Livingston, Ala)ama,July I7th, 1841. NOTICE. The subscriber would inform the citizens jf Alabama and Missieaipppi, that he has DOGS for the purpose of trailing aod catchng runaway negroea. Hi3 terms are five dollars a day for hunting-if he catches the negro, twenty dollars. Any person wishing his services may find liim at Mr. John H. Sherard's near Living 3ton, Sarapter County, Alabama. JAMEÖ W. BELL. May 15, 1841." The Ilaverhili Gazetta titates, that the' famous disunion peiitioa, which caused 3uch a tremendous excitement nmong the Southerners, was an exact copy of a similar petilidn sent from the South in the days Ljf nullification. The nuniber of' peráuna who had petilioned for the benefit of the Bankrupt act in New York on the first of March, was between five ar.d six hundred.

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Subjects
Signal of Liberty
Old News