Three hundred dollars reward.
--Ran away on the 6th March, my negro man John, he is 25 years old, 5 feet 7 or 8 inches high, very short built; has a round ince, high forehead, full head of hair, and of good countenance, very black, and is a blacksmith; had on when he left jeans pantaloons, blue jacket, and a pair of boots; he was raise in Powhatan county
by Philip St. George Cooke
, I purchased him of John B. Sedgwick
in December last.
I will give the above reward for him if delivered to Lee
, Va, or to me at Wytheville, Va.
He is supposed to be making his way to the county of Powhatan