From The Sun Jan. 9-15, 1844Jan. 10: Master and Slave...

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January 09, 1994|By Fred Rasmussen

From The Sun Jan. 9-15, 1844

Jan. 10: Master and Slave -- The law that now exists in the District of Columbia, relative to fugitive slaves, compels a Negro under arrest to prove that he was born free.

Jan. 13: It should be remembered many dangerous complaints

often arise from what is termed a common cold.

From The Sun Jan. 9-15, 1894

Jan. 9: Oysters have been abundant all the season in all the waters where the Talbot, Dorchester, Queen Anne's and Kent oystermen work, at least, and the shellfish have been from the beginning of the season in good condition, fat and well flavored.

Jan. 10: "It is a safe prediction," said Mayor Latrobe yesterday, "to say that overhead electric light, telegraph and telephone wires will have to go underground. The city wants to put them there. The problem is, how shall this be accomplished?"

From The Sun Jan. 9-15, 1944

Jan. 9: Official War and Navy Department press releases show that 266 Marylanders have been killed in action and 493 reported missing in action since the nation entered the war.

Jan. 10: Sir Anthony Hastings George K.C.M.G., British consul general at Boston for nearly a year, jumped to his death yesterday afternoon from his fourth-floor room in the Lord Baltimore Hotel.

Jan. 11: Dr. Frederick W. Schanze, one of the oldest pharmacists of Northwest Baltimore, died last night at his home, 2315 North Longwood Street.

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