Ten dollars reward

TEN DOLLARS REWARD. RUN-AWAY from the subscriber the 14th instant, two Negroes, named OFFEY and BEN, the former is about twenty-two or twenty-three years of age, the latter about twenty years of age, he carried off with him a quantity of cloathing[sic] unknown ; both negroes of a dark complexion.--All persons and masters of vessels are forwarned harbouring or carrying off said negroes, under the penalty prescribed by law. Any person that will apprehend said negroes and bring them to me, or confine them in any gaol so that I get them, shall be entitled to the above reward. WILLIAM BOYKIN Halifax county, April 25 50 24

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4 people are documented within NC.HAL.96.17970501.0.1217
Name Role in document
William Boykin Placing Ad
Ben Slave
Offey Slave
William Boykin Slaveholder