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Rather down look
Offut, Horatio I.
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St. Francisville, Louisiana
Fled or captured as an individual
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The University of Southern Mississippi. College of Arts and Letters. Department of History.
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Twenty Dollars Reward. Ranaway froom [sic] St. Francisville, near the mouth of Bayou-Sara, West Florida, about the 6th instant, a Negro Man named DAVE, twenty-seven years of age, five feet nine or ten inches high, rather a down look when walking at leisure, of the usual color & has been bred to the house carpenter’s and joiner’s business, and is a very good workman & was hired to FIELDS and PEARCE when he went away. The above reward and all reasonable charges will be paid to any person who will deliver the said fellow to Messrs. Jedidiah Smith & Co. St. Francisville, or to Messrs. Postlethwait and Shipp, Natchez. HORATIO I. OFFUT. Natchez.
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