NOTICE. TAKEN UP AND COMMITTED TO THE JAIL OF Cumberland county, on the 28th of April, 1860, as a runaway, a negro who says that he belongs to LAFAYETTE MOORE, of Halifax county, N. C. Said negro is about thirty-five years old, five feet nine inches high, weighs about 165 lbs., dark copper color, says his name is TOM, says he formerly belonged to Dr. James Fields, and was sold by him to said Moore. The owner will come forward, prove property, pay charges and take him away, or he will be dealt with as the law directs. G. L. McKAY, Jailor. May 22, 1860. 41--tf.

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4 people are documented within NC.WAK.157.18600523.3.5537
Name Role in document
Dr. James Fields Former slaveholder
G. L. McKay, Jailer Placing Ad
Tom Slave
Lafayette Moore Slaveholder