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$50 reward.

--Runaway on the night of Sunday last, the 25th inst., five negroes, engaged in cutting wood in Chesterfield county for the Virginia Iron Manufacturing Company.

Carter, is about thirty-five years of age, about five feet seven inches high, and of a gingerbread color.

Archer, is about thirty years of age, about six feet high, very black, thick lips, and has a very feminine voice.

Jacob, is about twenty-eight years of age, five feet six inches high, yellow, and quite stout.

William, is twenty-five years of age, nearly six feet high, black, speaks in a low tone.

Walker, is forty-five years old, six feet high, of a gingerbread color, inclined to stoop while walking.

A reward of ten dollars apiece will be paid for each one of the above. If delivered either to Mr. J. D. Gardner, at Friend's farm, in Chesterfield county, or to Mr. P. O'Neil, at the Westham Iron Works, Lock No. 3, J. R. & K. Canal.

Thos. H. Wynne,

my 28--1w Pres't and Agent V. I. M. Co.

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