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 Negroes of a tawny complexion, and is about 5 feet 6 inches high, and about 26 years old; no scars of note about his person.
The said Negro had on when committed a red flannel
shirt, dark grey cost, and black pants.
He was sold from this county in October, 1860,by Mr. John R. Wilson
, to (he says) Mr. Andrew Jones
, of Wilmington
, N. C. from which place he ran away; but that Mr. Jones
lives now in Richmond
The owner of said Negro will come forward, prove property, now charges, and take him away, else he will be dealt with as the law directs.
Geo. W. Goldsby
, Acting Jailor
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