Runaway in jail.
--Was committed to the jail of the county of Westmoreland
, on the 20th of May last, a Negro Man, calling himself James Toliver
The said Negro is of a tawny complexion, and faac at 5 feet 6 inches high, and about 20 years old; no scare of note about his person.
The said Negro had on when committed a red flannel
shirt, dark grey coat, and black pants.
He was sold from this county in October, 1860. by Mr John E. Wilson
, to (the says) Mr. Andrew Jones
, of Wilmington, N. C.
, from which place he ran away; but that Mr. Jones
lives new in Richmond
The owner of said Negro will come forward, prove property, of charges, and take him away, else he will be a suit with as the law directs.
Geo. W. Goldsey
, Acting Jailor
je 2d--2awsw* West more and county, Va.