April 15, 2019, 01:11 pm

"JIM, (alias James Boyd;)": Enslaved Migrant Laborers in the American North


 15-04-2019 1:11 PM

In early summer 1804, James Boyd left John Weidman's iron forge in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. Boyd had been gone for two weeks before Weidman decided to place an advertisement in the local paper, offering forty dollars to anyone who could help capture his "negro man, named JIM (alias...

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