Mark ~ Run away slave ~ 1796
Contributed by Sloan Mason
July 11, 1796
Was committed to this gaol, on the 29th of May last, as a run away, a
Negro fellow, who says his name is Mark, and belongs to a Mr. Clement
Pritchet, of Jones county: He is of a yellowish complexion, five feet
ten or eleven inches high, has a large scar on his right thigh that
proceeded from a burn, and appears to be about twenty-five years of
age. The owner is desired to prove property, pay charges and take him away.
R Harrison, Sheriff.
Edgecombe county, July 4.
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