June 7, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 2d page)
[From Here and There Section]
Leaksville Gazette: For an assault upon Mr. J.R. Stephens with a deadly weapon, Mr. J.A. Wade was bound to keep the peace last Tuesday by Justice Burton in the sum of $150.00.
[Leaksville, named after John Leak, no longer exists as a separate township in Rockingham county. A description of its history is here.]