Ran away

RAN AWAY From Vesuvius Furnace, in Lincoln County, about the 1st Day of August last, TWO NEGRO MEN; ONE named Orange, about 27 Years of Age, 5 Feet 8 Inches high, well set fellow, plays the fiddle, is middling black, and was purchased of Mr. James Yancey, of Caswell or Person County, in the Year 1798. The other is named Ben, 19 years old, 5 Feet 9 Inches high, a straight, well made Fellow, yellowish Complexion, has been used to the Sea, is artful, and it is supposed will try to pass for a Freeman. It is not known whether they are together. Ten dollars will be paid to any Person who apprehends said Negroes, and has them confined in Goal, so that I get them again, or five dollars for either of them. J. GRAHAM Nov 1, 1802

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Lincoln County
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Publication information

5 people are documented within NC.WAK.124.18021123.3.101
Name Role in document
James Yancey Former slaveholder
Joseph Graham Placing Ad
Orange Slave
Ben Slave
Joseph Graham Slaveholder