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500 Dollars reward

--Ran away from my plantation, near Burkeville, Va, on the 16th of the present month, my men John Henry Preston. He is some 22 years of age, black, about 5 feet 5 or 6 inches high. He had a pans to go to Charlotte C. H, where he was raised, and was sold by Capt. Thos. J Spencer, of that county. I will pay the above reward if delivered to Mr. Robert Lumpkin of Richmond.

W C Thomas. my 28--t

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