Runaway Slave Ads

Runaway slave ads from the pages of the Connecticut Courant. This ad, complete with woodblock drawing, ran on Oct. 31, 1785 and made mention of Joseph Webb of Wethersfiled, the town's most prominent family.

( STEPHEN DUNN / June 3, 2014 )

Runaway slave ads from the pages of the Connecticut Courant. This ad, complete with woodblock drawing, ran on Oct. 31, 1785 and made mention of Joseph Webb of Wethersfiled, the town's most prominent family.

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