[NC] TOM ( owners L. Moore & Dr. J. Fields) 1860
Taken up and committed to the jail of
Cumberland County on the 28th of April, 1860;
as a runaway, a negro man who says he belongs to LAFAYETTE MOORE
of Halifax county, NC
Said negro is about 35 yrs old.
5 feet nine inches high,
weighs about 165 lbs,., dark copper color, says his name is
TOM, says he formerly belonged to Dr. James Fields and was sold
by him to said MOORE.
The owner will come forward, prove .property, pay
charges and take him away, or he will be dealt with as the
May 22, 1860