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BARTLY BOLDLY ESCAPES

INDIAN COUNTRY

Arkansas Gazette January 3, 1851 (January 10, 1851) $50 Reward Run Away from the subscriber, living near North Mt. Pleasant, Marshall county, Mississippi, a Negro man named BARTLY; said boy is about five feet five or six inches high, black, has a singular head--a long sharp head, has a down look when spoken to speaks as though he has a bad cold, can speak Indian. Said boy was brought from the Indian Nation by his master and sold to Dunlap in Memphis; said boy is about twenty-one years of age. I will give the above reward if taken out of the State and lodged in Jail so that I can get him, or $25 if taken in the State I reside. JAMES BOSWELL January 3, 1851