Toney ~ Run Away Slave ~ 1821
Contributed by Sloan Mason
August 11 1821
TWENTY DOLLARS REWARD
From the Subscribers's plantation in Jones County, on the 8th inst. a
negro man named TONEY. He has a cut on his foot, which occasions him to
walk lame---is of a black complexion, and has a wife in Newbern known
by the name of RHODA DOVE. It is probable he is lurking about Newbern.
The above reward will be given and all expences paid, for his
apprehension and confinement in Jail. All persons are hereby forwarned
from harbouring, and masters of vessels from carrying said fellow away
under penalty of the law.
Jones County, April 8, 1821 - 165
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