Runaway Scottish Indentured Servant

May 1st, 1760
May 1st, 1760

Check out this extremely old notice in the Maryland Gazette, published in Annapolis on May 1st, 1760. Evidently, an indentured servant from Scotland named William Steuphenson (or maybe Stevenson) ran away from Lower Marlboro.

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Tom founded Ghosts of DC on January 4th, 2012 as a blog to uncover the lost and untold history of Washington, D.C. He has lived in the city for over a decade and loves exploring every corner of the District.