By the Governor of Virginia.--a Proclamation.
--Information having been received by the Executive that Josiah and Tobt Oliver, who were confined in the jail of Charlotte county under a charge of felony, escaped therefrom on the morning of the 3d January, and are now going at large. Therefore, I do hereby offer a reward of two hundred dollars to any person or persons who shall arrest the said Josiah and Toby Oliver, and deliver them into the jail of Charlotte county, or one hundred dollars for such arrest and delivery of either of them; and I do moreover require all officers of this Commonwealth, civil and military, and request the people generally, to use their best exertions to procure the arrest of the said Josiah and Toby Oliver, that they may be brought to justice. Given under my hand as Governor, and under the Lesser Seal of the Commonwealth, at Richmond, this 15th day of January, in the year 1864.
M. Dodson Moorefield represented himself to be about 18 or 19 years of age, is about 5 feet 2 or 2 inches high, has light hair and fair complexion, and weighs about 118 or 120 pounds. ja 19--sw3t