Taken up and committed to the jail of
Guilford county on the 4th of Dec 1859, a nego boy
aged about 22 yrs, dark copper color, 5'6 inches high
and weighs about 144 lbs says that his name is WILSON
and was raised by a Mr. McRae, near Bristol,VA--was sold to
a trader named KLIPPER and ran away from him near Petersburg
jumping from the train. Said boy had on when arrested a brown Kentucky
Jeans Coat, green check Cashmere Pantaloons and a white wool hat.
No marks except a scar on the left side of his head, which is not discernable
except when his hair is pushed aside. The owner is requested to come
forward, pay all charges and take him away, otherwise he will be dealt with
according to the law.
C.A. BOON Sheriff
Jan 10 1860