Runaway in Jail.
--Was committed to the jail of the county of Westmoreland
, on the 20th of May last, a Negro black calling himself James Toliver The said Negro is of a tawny complexion, and is about 6 feet 6 inches high, and about years old; no scars of note about his person.
The said Negro had on when committed a red flannel
shirt, dark grey coat, and black pants.
He was sold from this county in October, 1860. by Mr. John E. Wilson
, to (he says) Mr Andrew Jones
, of Wilmington, N. C.
, from which place he ranaway; but that Mr. Jones
lives now in Richmond
The owner of said Negro will come forward, prove property, charges, and take him away, else he will be with as the law directs.
Geo. W. Goldsby
, Acting Jailor
je 26--2aw6w* Westmore and county, Va.