1799 Freedom seeking: Isaac Harmone

Item

Title
1799 Freedom seeking: Isaac Harmone
Identifier
NJS-EVE-00798
Source
Runaway pickup notice for Adam Hill, Henry Hall, and Isaac Harmone
"In custody in Middlesex gaol, the following Negro men, to wit," Guardian, Or, New-Brunswick Advertiser, January 7, 1800. Loose Newspaper Collection (Ac. 3193). Box 27, Folder 15. Special Collections and University Archives, Rutgers University Libraries.
Event Description
A Black man named Isaac Harmone ran away from his enslaver in the area of Head of Elk (present-day Elkton), at the border of Maryland and Delaware around 1799 (or earlier). The name of his enslaver is uncertain. He ran to New Jersey. He was later apprehended around Middlesex County. See the related jailing event for Isaac Harmone for details.
Event Type
Resistance: Freedom seeking
Date
November 1799
Date Certainty
Approximate
Location
Elkton, MD
Related Place
Middlesex County, NJ
Primary Participant
Isaac Harmone (b. 1779)
Participant Details
DETAILS FOR PRIMARY PARTICIPANTS:

*** Isaac Harmone (b. 1779) ***
Role: Runaway
Age: 20
Status: Enslaved
Verbatim description from source:
"Negro man; Isaac Harmone, five feet six or seven inches high, very black, about 20 years old, says he lived at the Head of Elk, State of Delaware"
Record Contributor
Kate Jackson

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1799 Jailing: Adam Hill, Henry Hall, Isaac Harmone Event
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Participant Details: Isaac Harmone as Runaway in 1799 Freedom seeking event NJS-EVE-00798 Event Participation