[Untitled advertisement]

RUN away from the subscriber on the 2d of March, 1795, a negro fellow named NELSON, he is about thirty years of age, his bodily weight is about 125lb, he has on one side of his jaw a scar occasioned by a rising from the tooth. And he carried away with him a negro cotton great coat dyed of a purple colour, and sundry other clothes. Whoever will deliver the said negro to me in Halifax county, or confine him so that I get him, shall receive any reasonable charge they may think proper to ask. GIDEON ALSTON. Halifax, March 6, 1795 38

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3 people are documented within NC.HAL.96.17950309.3.1596
Name Role in document
Gideon Alston Placing Ad
Nelson Slave
Gideon Alston Slaveholder