BRISCOE 1851 TX, Runaway
Slaveowner: A. H. Briscoe, Goliad County, TX
Slave's Name: Alfred
Slave's Age: Abt 21
Slave's Sex of Slave: Male
Slave's Color: Copper
Other Physical Description: 5 feet, 10 inches tall; weighed abt 180 pounds.
Other Information: He was sent to drive up cattle on 14 Feb.1851, was mounted on a large
brown American mule and was last seen traveling toward San Antonio, TX, not far from the
Sulphur Springs. $100 reward for return of the slave if found west of the San Antonio River
and $50 reward if found east of the river.
Source: 6 March 1851 edition of the San Antonio Ledger, published weekly at San Antonio,
Bexar County, TX.
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