Runaway in jail.
--A negro man, calling himself Albert; was committed to the jail of Charlotte county, Va.
, on the 28th day of August, 1864, as the property of John Otey
, of Richmond
He is of brown complexion; about twenty-eight or thirty years of age; and five feet three inches high; and had on when committed, coat and pants of grey-mixed homespun, and a vest of black cassinet, with metal buttons.
He says he was hired for the present year to Mr. Thomas Garrett
, of Lynchburg
The owner is requested to come forward, prove property, pay charges, and take him, or he will be sold according to law.