n.d.--George Hamilton Escapes to Canada

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n.d.--George Hamilton Escapes to Canada

Formatted date

1859-10-27

Event type

Escape

Description

George Hamilton escaped to Canada. He was seemingly involved in a money-making scam whereby he expressed a desire to return to the ownership of John Barton and requested funds to enable his return. In a letter, mentions Eliza Harris, Lloyd Graves, as well as a person known as Delaney.

Participant

African American(s): Hamilton, George; Harris, Eliza; Graves, Lloyd; Unknown, Delaney
Slave holder(s): Barton, John

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Bibliographic citation

"Colored Rascality," The Weekly Dispatch, St. Thomas (Ont.), 27 Oct 1859

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Participant In
Title Alternate label Class
Barton, John Participant in Person
Hamilton, George [1] Participant in Person
unknown, Eliza Page Participant in Person
unknown, male [3] Participant in Person
Graves, Lloyd Participant in Person