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4500 Dollars reward.

--I will pay $4500, for the apprehension and delivery to me in Richmond, or for securing them so that I get them, the following slaves to wit:

Jordan, a yellow man, about 27 years old, a tolerable carpenter and blacksmith; was raised near Christiansburg, Va. Lewis, a black man, 30 years old, purchased of T. L. Drewacy or Broddie, near Hendersonville, N. C. Joshua, black, about 28 years old, raised by Walter Coles, of Pittsylvania county, has rather a down look, and very stout. Jack, about 18 years old, black and slim, bought of P. J. Stern, of Raleigh, N. C. Jim, black, about 21 or 22 years old, raised in Maryland; is fall and very likely William, a brown-skin boy, about 20 or 22 years old, raised in or near this city; once owned by F. J. Sampson, an agent at the Richmond and Danville depot. Elijah, of brown complexion, about 35 years old, raises near Charlottesville, and is a No. 1 cook; both of his legs were swollen and sore at the time he left. Sally, a mulatto girl, about 25 years old, raised in Loudoun county; was purchased of N. M. Lee; tall and slender, with long black hair. Harris, 15 or 16 years old, brown skin, with a bushy head of hair.

They left my farm in Lunenburg, about the last of June, with the Wilson raiding party. I will pay the above reward for all of them, or $500 for any one of them.

E. H. Stokes [au 5--4w]

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