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Hill, C. S.
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The University of Southern Mississippi. College of Arts and Letters. Department of History.
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$100 Reward. Ranaway from the plantation of S. DAVIS, on Lake Concordia, five Negroes, four of whom were brought from Missouri last fall. DAVID, about 30 years old, upwards of 6 feet high, strong and heavy built, and very black. TOWNSEND, about 26; tall and well made, light black, and plays on the violin. DICK, about 36, short, and square built, light black, large eyes, top of the head bald. HARRIET, the wife of Townsend, about 20 years old, well made, complexion light black. DAPHNE, the wife of Dick, about 36, rather under size, and jet black. These Negroes left the plantation in a skiff, on the night of the 10th inst., taking their clothes, cooking utensils, &c. The above reward, or a proportion for each, will be paid for their delivery to the owner at Natchez, or one half for securing them in any jail. C. S. HILL.
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