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SUSPICIOUS -LOOKING BLACK PICKED UP AS RUNAWAY

Arkansas

Arkansas Gazette September 21, 1824 (September 28, 1824) Runaway Negro Man taken up WAS brought before me, Joseph Bennett, a justice of the peace in the township of Mississippi, Arkansas county, A.T. and by me a warrant issued to commit to jail in this county, on the 12th inst. A Negro Man, traveling along without any written pass. Said Negro is about 23 years of age, has a band of iron round his left leg, says his name is ROBERT, and that he belongs to a man by the name of Fooy, at the Post of Ouachita. Given under my hand, this 14th day of Sept. 1824 JOSEPH BENNETT J. Peace Sept. 21