June 30, 1815 (American Recorder, a newspaper of Washington, Beaufort, NC, 3d page)
Ten Dollars Reward.
Run-away from the Subscriber on the 11th of April last, my negro
He is about 25 years of age, very black, and stout made, about 6 feet high, has a course voice, is slow in speech, and is well known in this & the neighbouring County, amongst whom he can associate as a pre*c*er.
Any person delivering said negro to me or lodge him in jail so that I get him again; shall be entitled to the above reward,
June 29 –f