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Herbert, Noblet, Jr., 1826-1856


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Letter, Noblet Herbert to John Augustine Washington III, 1845 February 11

 Item — Box 66, Folder: 1845.02.11
Identifier: 2018-SC-076-001
Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Leesburg. N. Herbert, a cousin of John Augustine, writes about Alfred, an enslaved man who escaped from Mount Vernon and voluntarily surrendered himself to the Loudon County Jail in Leesburg. Herbert writes that slave traders Joseph Bruin of Alexandria and William Bale of Exeter were inquiring about Alfred but recommends that Augustine keep him.

Dates: 1845 February 11