CHAMBERLAIN-VA-1796

REPUBLICAN JOURNAL & DUMFRIES WEEKLY ADVISOR
September 16, 1796

COMMITTED to the public Goal of Prince-William County on the 15th day of this month, a runaway Negro Man Slave, who says his name is JOHNNY or JOHN and that he belongs to Mrs. AMELIA CHAMBERLAIN of King William County; he is a black down looking fellow with a scar upon his nose, as if the same had been cut with a sharp instrument, had on a striped Nankeen Jacket and Corduroy Breeches, about five feet 8 inches high; whoever owns the said Negro are requested to come and prove property and pay charges otherwise he will be sold as the law directs.

WM. H. GILBERT
for THO. HARRISON, Sheriff
P. Wm. County
Dumfries June 15th 1796

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