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TWO HUNDRED DOLLAR REWARD
Away, in the Spring of last year from this place, a young fellow, the property
of the subscriber, named John, sometimes called JOHNSON, and calling himself at
times JOHN HILL, at other times JOHN HOWE. He is about 5 feet 3 inches
high 23 years old, of a dull copper colour, being the son of a mulatto and negro-his
features are generally ugly-he is civil in his manners and plausible in
conversation; he reads and perhaps writes a little-a cabinet maker by trade, but
has worked generally at the ______ of a Windsor chair maker-he is well
acquainted with the use of the Joiners tools and is a very ingenuous
mechanic. He probably went off in some vessel, but to what place is not
known. It is conjectured he may be found in some of the northern
seaports-The above reward will be paid to any person who will deliver said
fellow to the subscriber of to the jailor in this place.
Wilmington, N.C. June 10,
Source: National Intelligencer, July 18, 1803
On the Fifth of March, LAST, and committed to the Jail of the
County of New Hanover, in the State of North Carolina, a NEGRO MAN, who given
his name as HORACE FOWLER, and further says that he is free, but under the
protection of Charles W. Dorsey, who lives near Ellicot's Mills Maryland.
He was making his way North when committed. The owner of said negro must
come forward, prove property or identify, and pay charges, else he will be dealt
with according to the Statute in such cases made and provided.
E.D. Hall, Sheriff
Sun. Baltimore, and Courier, Charleston, copy one week and send bills to this office immediately for collection
Wilmington, N.C., April 5th 1858.-178-tf.
Source: Daily Journal
RUNAWAY from the subscriber, about six months since, his
negro man named JOHN MOTT. Said John is about 6 feet high, stout built,
dark complexion and will weigh about 180 pounds. He was raised on
Wrightsville Sound, some nine miles from Wilmington, where he is well known, and
is lurking about that place, or at Mr. C.W. Bradley's Brick Yard, 3 miles from
town, where he has a wife living. The above reward will be paid for his
safe deliverance to the undersigned, or for his confinement in any Jail in the
State; and an additional reward of TWENTY-FIVE DOLLARS for evidence
sufficient to convict any White person of harboring him.
Town Creek, Brunswick County, N.C. ,April 13th, 1858
Source: Daily Journal
By D. PIGOTT, Broker & Auctioneer
By virtue of certain Deeds of Mortgage and Assignment, made to the President and Directors of the Commercial Bank of Wilmington, for the purpose of securing the payment of debts therein named, the following property will be sold on Saturday, the 12th day of March next, at 10 o'clock, A.M., at Exchange Corner: that desirable
HOUSE AND FULL LOT
fronting 66 feet each on Fourth and Fifth Streets, and 33o ft. on Nunn street, and the following young and likely Negroes, viz:-
ISABELLA, SALLY, CATE, JOSHUA, FRANKEY, RICHARD, CAROLINE, LUCY, FANNY & WILLIAM.
Terms 90 days credit for approved endorsed Notes, negotiable and payable at Bank.
O.G. Parsley, President
Wilmington, NC., Feb. 16th, 1859.
The above property can be treated for privately until day of sale, upon application to
Broker & Auctioneer
Source: Daily Journal, Wilmington, NC. Feb. 28, 1859
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Date Created: August 25, 2000
Last Update: September 24, 2000
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