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The Philadelphia Gazette and Universal Daily Advertiser, Philadelphia, PA, 1800 May 30

Identifier: RM-1018; NEWS-5645

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The collection includes 185 titles spanning 200 years; all related to George Washington, his family, and Mount Vernon.


  • Publication: 1800 May 30


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research during scheduled appointments. Researchers must complete the Washington Library’s Special Collections and Archives Registration Form before access is provided. The library reserves the right to restrict access to certain items for preservation purposes.


From the Collection: 3.75 Linear Feet (15 boxes)

Language of Materials



Plantation manager James Anderson places an advertisement in the Philadelphia Gazette and Universal Daily Advertiser, 30 May 1800, found on page 4. At the bottom of column 2 is a notice for Marcus, a runaway slave and household servant at Mount Vernon including a physical description. Marcus belonged to Martha Washington.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections at The George Washington Presidential Library at Mount Vernon Repository

PO Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121