The Vicksburg Register
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Steam boat "Hibernia"; Vicksburg, Mississippi
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The University of Southern Mississippi. College of Arts and Letters. Department of History.
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10 Dollars Reward Runaway on the 22d inst. from the steamer Hibernia; while wooding 7 miles below Vicksburg, Mississippi side, a negro boy named DAVE, about five feet 6 or seven inches high, dark complexion, 22 or 23 years of age, had on when last seen, a white hat and blue trowsers [sic], with no coat, and was carrying an axe on his shoulder; he has an impediment in his speech, and stutters very much when closely questioned. The said boy has been employed as a fireman on board of the Hibernia for several months, and belongs to a Mr. BURNETT living near Smithland, Kentucky. The above reward and all reasonable charges will be paid to any person who will secure him in any jail, that I may get him, by informing me of the same at Louisville. AARON HEWES, Master S. B. H. Vicksburg.
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