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Runaways--$600 reward. --Left my farm (Scotchtown) in Hanover, about the letter part of August, six negro men named, William, John Aaron, Charles (commonly called Pink,) Alick and Overton. William is about 49 years old. 5 ft 6 inches high, dark gingerbread color, first finger on right hand cut off at second joint, slightly gray, and intelligent. John is about 48 years old, 5 ft 8 inches high, dusky black, teeth wide apart, grum looking, and scars on his neck from scrofula. Aaron is 32
Pink was seen in Richmond a few days ago. A lick is about 24 years old, 5 ft 7 inches high, dark black, bold looking, has a scar on his cheek from a burn when a child, he has a wife at Mr John Woodfin's, Powhatan, near Mitcher's Ferry.
Overton is 24 years old, black, low and stout, has a hobbling walk.
I will give the above reward for their apprehension and delivery to me, or confined in jail so that I can get them; or one hundred dollars for either of them.
My address is Mrs