Seventy-five dollars reward
--Will be paid for the apprehension and delivery to Clopton
, of Richmond
, of the boy Washington
and woman Harriet, who are confidently supposed to be lurking about Richmond
.--The boy was arrested in Richmond
some three weeks ago, and made his escape from his guard after reaching Petersburg
The woman Harriet
was seen about Rocketts
in the month of June.
has been run away six months, and most of the time in the army about Richmond
He is about nineteen years old; rather low in stature; of stout, strong form; very black; stutters quite badly, and in speaking is constantly kicking out one foot or the other in a restless manner.
His under lip hangs considerably.
He probably pretends to be free.
Harriett is the mother of Washington
, and is about forty years old. She was hired in the West Point Hospital
at the time that place fell into the hands of the Yankees
, but probably made her escape to Richmond
with our soldiers.
She is low in stature, stout in form, and rather tawney in complexion, with a full head of hair, and had one or two infants with her. I will pay $50 for the apprehension of the boy and $25 for the woman.
Should the boy be found about Petersburg
, he may be lodged in jail there John Du Val
, Sept. 23, se 23--6t*