8 x 9 3/4 in. letterpress broadside, matted and framed (dampstaining, edges worn, unexamined out of the frame). With Arch's physical appearance, mannerisms, and clothing described in detail below. Signed in type by the owner, "Ignatious [sic] Davis" of Frederick-County, MD. Research indicates that Arch attempted to run away again as evidenced by an advertisement Davis issued on 24 June 1793.
A native of Frederick County, Davis lived at "Mount Hope" on his family's land in Carrollton Manor and operated the Davis Mill near Buckeystown, MD. As a Federalist, he served in the House of Delegates in 1812, 1813, 1816, and 1820. At the time of his death, he owned close to 3000 acres of land, including land holdings in Genesee County, NY. Upon his death, Davis's will stipulated the fates of several people whom he enslaved including Charity, Bob, Jinny Lucas/Queas, and Jerry.
RARE: According to online records, only one copy of this broadside has sold at auction in the last 75 years. Evans 23314.
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