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Title: Receipt from bounty hunter Benard Lynch for $100 to Henry Shaw itemizing costs incurred capturing enslaved person, Esther in Illinois and returning her to Saint Louis. Dated May 21st, 1855.
Description: Receipt from bounty hunter Benard Lynch for $100 to Henry Shaw itemizing costs incurred capturing enslaved person, Esther in Illinois and returning her to Saint Louis. Dated May 21st, 1855.

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TitleReceipt from bounty hunter Benard Lynch for $100 to Henry Shaw itemizing costs incurred capturing enslaved person, Esther in Illinois and returning her to Saint Louis. Dated May 21st, 1855.
Creator
Subject African Americans
Bounty hunters
Enslaved People
Esther (Enslaved Person)
Fugitive Slave Act of 1850
Fugitive slaves
Illinois
Lynch, Bernard
Missouri
Receipts
Shaw, Henry, 1800-1889
Shaw, Henry--Papers
Slavery
St. Louis (MO)
Underground Railroad
United States

RelationPHO
DescriptionReceipt from bounty hunter Benard Lynch for $100 to Henry Shaw itemizing costs incurred capturing enslaved person, Esther in Illinois and returning her to Saint Louis. Dated May 21st, 1855.
PublisherMissouri Botanical Garden
ContributorMissouri Botanical Garden
Date of original
Date scanned
TypeImage
FormatTIF
IdentifierPHO 2020-0045
SourcePhotograph
Language
Coverage
Rightshttp://www.mobot.org/mobot/archives/copyright.asp
Width of original
Height of original
Condition of originalgood

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