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First Name: Richard
Last Name: Parker
Gender: Male
Birth Date: c. 1827
Reference Number: UNL00001674


"Richard is probably 23 or 24 years of age, in his complexion he is a deep or jet black, with remarkably fine teeth and is supposed to be 5 feet 10 or 11 inches in height. His limbs are well proportioned, his frame muscular, his shoulders broad, and his chest full indicating considerable personal strength. His face is rather long, though not large, and his forehead rather narrow, but high. He is habitually slow in speech, but artful, generally silent, and has a downcast or submissive expression of countenance."

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1850: 14

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$150 reward. The undersigned will give the above reward for the apprehension of a negro man called Richard, and sometimes Richard Parker ... [signed] Wm. W. Wallace. Fauquier county, Virginia, September 23d, 1850.