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Two hundred and fifty Dollars reward.

--Ranaway from the subscribers on Friday night, the 10th instant, my negro woman Betsy, carrying with her her two children, Tom, a boy 14 years old, and Betsy Ann, a girl 4 years of age, all very bright mulattoes. The woman is about 30 years of age, fine looking, has a full head of hair, rather fleshy, about 5 feet 4 or 6 inches high, with front teeth decayed and somewhat broken. The boy Tom is this, and appears somewhat delicate, his hair cut close to his head, and has a scar, from the effects of a burn, near the top of the head, about two inches long and one inch wide, which leaves the skin entirely exposed. He is about 4 feet 6 inches high and very bright. The girl is very fleshy, but active and sprightly, well grown for her age, with a full head of hair, and a remarkably fine looking child.

I have reason to believe they have been furnished with forged passes and will endeavor to get beyond our lines.

I will pay the above reward of $250 for their recovery and delivery to me, or confinement in any jail so that I may get them.

J R Dowell, Gen'l Supt Southern Teleg'n Comp'y, Richmond, Va. jy 14--1w

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