Runaways --three Runaways in jail.
--Was committed to the jail of Augusta county
, on the 7th day of August last--
A Negro Boy, calling himself John Henry Williams.
The said Negro is of dark copper color, about 13 years old, 4 feet 5 inches high, had on when committed a grey flannel shirt and oznaburg pants; no scars of note about his person, and says he belongs to William Warren, of Fredericksburg, and was hired to Gibson Miles, at Gus. Taylor's Tobacco Factory corner of 24th and Frank' in streets, Richmond, from which place he ran away.
A Negro Boy calling himself Fielding Lewis, of dark copper color, about 12 years of age, 4 feet 5 inches high, apparel the same; no scars or marks perceptible, and says he belongs to John Holliday, of Maryland, and was hired to Fitzhugh Mayo, the proprietor of a tobacco factory in Richmond, from which place he ran away.
A Negro Boy calling himself Joseph Henry Smith, as a runaway, but who claims to be a free boy, and is of dark mulatto complexion, about 12 years old, 4 feet 5 inches high, thick head of hair; had on when committed an old blue coat, flannel shirt and woolen pants, and says He is a son of Eliza Ann Johnson, a free woman, and was hired to Thomas Beale, of Richmond, in a tobacco factory, from which place he ran away.
The owners of said Negroes are requested to come forward, prove property, pay charges, and take them away; else they will be dealt with as the law directs.
se 13--cwow Jailor of Augusta County, Va.