[Untitled advertisement]

RAN-AWAY on the 25th December last, from the plantation in Mush Island, late the property of David Minge, dec. a negro woman named AMEY, about thirty years old, tall and spare, quite black, with a thin visage, and has lost all her fore teeth. Also a negro girl named ELIZA. (commonly called LIZ) about ten years old, sister to the above--She is very likely and well grown, of a black complexion. It is expected they have been seduced away by a negro fellow named Adam, belonging to Mr. Joseph Spears of this county. A reward of Ten Dollars will be paid to any person who will apprehend the said woman and girl, and deliver them to Mr. Nathaniel Harrison, manager on the before mentioned plantation, if taken within the county; or Twenty Dollars if taken out of the same.<BR>BASSETT STITH, for Collier Harrison, of Virginia<BR>Halifax, Jan. 10 1799 39tf

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Date(s) of departure
Mush Island, NC
County(s) of residence
Halifax County
Presumed destination(s)

Publication information

6 people are documented within NC.HAL.96.17990114.3.1506
Name Role in document
David Minge Former slaveholder
Basset Stith Placing Ad
Eliza Slave
Amey Slave
Slave alias
Collier Harrison Slaveholder