--From C. S. Sheps
, Bacon's Quarter Branch, Richmond, Va.
, on Tuesday, the 6th inst., a negro man, named William, (a blacksmith by trade) Said negro was purchased in Warren county, N. C.
, from the estate of Peter Powell
, dec'd, by Brittingham & Owin, or Mr. Dupree
, and brought to Richmond
and resold to Hatcher
Said negro is about five feet ten inches high, copper colored complexion, with a pleasing countenance.
He had on when he left a gray mixed suit of clothes and gray cap. He have scar on one of his legs, (the one not remembered,) caused by a kick from a mule.
it is supposed he left with General Ransom
's division, as it passed through on that day, perhaps having met with some acquaintance and told a plausible tale.
I will pay a reward of $25 for said negro if arrested in the city of Richmond
, $50 if taken in the State of Virginia
; or $100 if taken out of the State
, and confined in any jail, so that he can be procured, or delivered to Hill
& Co., Auct's, or to the undersigned.