Public Hiring of negroes.
--Will be hired at Wakefield
, the farm next adjoining Mr. George W. Dogwell
's in Hanover county
, on Thursday, the 31st of December, 1863, about forty Negroes, consisting of men and women, boys and girls.
They will be hired as farm hands and house servants — in no instance to labor on works of internal improvement or in occupations considered hazardous — and with the further express understanding that they are not be rehired by those who hire them publicly without the written consent of the undersigned.
Bonds with approved security will be required in every instance.