CRER Black History Month 2016:“Run Away From His Master”: Jamie Montgomery and Freedom-Seeking Slaves in 18th Century Britain
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CRER Black History Month 2016:“Run Away From His Master”: Jamie Montgomery and Freedom-Seeking Slaves in 18th Century Britain

CRER Black History Month 2016:“Run Away From His Master”: Jamie Montgomery...

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Gallery of Modern Art

Royal Exchange Square

Glasgow, United Kingdom

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“Run Away From His Master”: Jamie
Montgomery and Freedom-Seeking Slaves
in 18th Century Britain
This lecture will tell the story of Jamie Montgomery,
a young enslaved boy who was brought from
Virginia to Scotland in 1750 and who then
escaped. The lecture will explore what it meant
for an enslaved African to escape in eighteenthcentury
Britain, using examples drawn from the
newspaper advertisements slave owners placed
after their human property escaped.

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