--Runaway on the 25th of August, two Negro Men, named John and Charles.
John is 24 years old; black, has a full head of hair; is 6 feet 1 inch high; will weigh about 200 pounds; had on when he left a soft black hat, drab coat and cotton pants Charles, his brother is 20 years old; black; has a full head of hair; is inches high; weighs about 165 or 170 lbs He also had on a soft black hat, drab coat and blue pants.
I purchased them of W. C. Vanmeter
, who lives near Moorefield
I think military they will try and get back to that place They came to Richmond
by railroad from Strasburg
I will give the above reward for them, or fifty Dollars for either, delivered to Horter Davis
, in Richmond
au --2w* John D. Ragland