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A BLACKSMITH ESCAPES THE CHEROKEE NATION

INDIAN COUNTRY

Arkansas Gazette July 3, 1839 (July 3, 1839) NOTICE RAN AWAY From the subscriber, on the 12th day of June, 1839, a Negro man by the name of EDMOND about five feet ten inches high, 25 years old, pert spoken, light copper color, tolerable large mouth, a blacksmith by trade; had on when he left a white wool hat, low crowned, large brim; white cotton pantaloons, and shirt of the same; no other clothing. I think he will try to make his way back to East Tennessee. If the above named boy can be lodged in some safe jail, or conveyed to me, I will give FIFTY DOLLARS reward. JOHN WILLIAMS Beatties’ Prairie, Cherokee Nation, June 15th 1839 ____________________