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The military authorities in Baltimore, it appears, have already commenced to put into practice the illegal suggestions of Judge Bond.  The Steamer Cecil, under military employ and in charge of a Massachusetts officer, has made two excursions to Chester River....

Baltimore Daily Gazette, September 21, 1863, Front Page.

Escaped from the Jail of this county, on Friday afternoon February 20th ultimo, six prisoners answering to the following description:

Montgomery County Sentinel, May 8, 1863, p. 2.

WAS COMMITTED to the Jail of Montgomery county on the 3d instant a NEGRO MAN who calls himself Hez Butler....

Montgomery County Sentinel, March 20, 1863, p. 2.

A colored man named Richard Neal, was arrested in Philadelphia on Wednesday last, by Mr. John Lamb, of this city, who left here a few days ago, with a requisition from Governor Lowe upon the Governor of Pennsylvania....

Planter's Advocate, and Southern Maryland Advertiser (Upper Marlboro'), February 2, 1863, p. 2.

Ran away from the employment of Mr. A.C. Belt of Loudoun County, Virginia, Negro Man, Thomas, aged about 19 or 20....
Montgomery County Sentinel, September 5, 1862, p. 2.

On Sunday night last, a negro woman, the property of Mr. Matthews, Pastor of the Presbyterian Church of Elkton, absconded, taking with her, her child. Her absence was soon discovered....

The Cecil Whig (Elkton), June 28, 1862, p. 2.

The anomalous state of things here at this time, in connection with the institution of slavery, gives rise to new and unexpected incidents from day to day, which are not only perplexing....

Port Tobacco Times and Charles County Advertiser, May 29, 1862, p. 2.

The slaves of Prince George's county, we hear, are running away in numbers. - Most of them make their way to this city, having got the idea....

Baltimore Weekly Sun, April 19, 1862, p. 2.

The orders against delivering runaway slaves from the lines of the Federal army, together with the prospect of the passage of the emancipation bill for the District of Columbia, has caused a pretty general stampede....

Montgomery County Sentinel, April 11, 1862, p. 3.

The voters of Charles County in favor of "State Rights," and all opposed to the present Civil War, are requested to meet....      

Port Tobacco Times and Charles County Advertiser, October 10, 1861, p. 2. 

A number of negroes from this county are also employed by the government.  It is true, we will be told that the government does not know them as runaways....

 Montgomery County Sentinel (Rockville), September 6, 1861, p. 3.