--I will pay on delivery at my residence, or to my agent in Richmond
, Mr. Peyton Railey
, twenty-five Dollars each for the following negroes, that have absented themselves since the Peninsula
was invaded by the Yankees
— Yellow, about 40 years old, 5½ feet high, very intelligent and capable.
, about 35 years old; a shoemaker and weaver.
--21 years old, bright mulatto, 5 feet 6 inches high, busby head.
George--21 years old, hostler and carriage driver, fingers cut off.
--24 years old, 5 feet 10 inches high light mulatto; a house servant.
Joe--25 years old, very black, and remarkable white teeth, about 5 feet 7 inches high.
--19 years old. ginger color, remarkably well set, about 5 feet 5 inches high.
--25 years old, ginger color, about 5 feet 5 inches high, wide mouth and thick lips; a good field hand.
Albert--18 years old, black very likely, height about 5 feet 5 inches; field hand.
— A boy 13 years old, dark, ginger color, likely, and well grown for his age.
It is supposed that some of these negroes are with our army in the field, or lurking about Richmond
have escaped, from the Confederate
All necessary expenses, besides the reward, will be cheerfully paid for the return of the above negroes.
, New Kent co., Oct. 15, 1862.