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ONE-EYED JACOB ESCAPES

Arkansas Territory

Arkansas Gazette April 18, 1826 (June 16, 1826) $50 Reward RAN away from the subscriber, on Tuesday last, 11th inst. a Negro Man named JACOB, about 40 years of age, and not exceeding 5 feet 8 or 10 inches high. He is large, stout, and heavy, for one of his height, and has only one sound eye, having lost the other many years ago. I will give Twenty Dollars for the delivery of him to me, on my farm, 7 miles below Little Rock, and pay all reasonable charges; or $20, if confined in any jail so that I can get him; or FIFTY DOLLARS, if taken up out of the Territory, and delivered to me. BENJAMIN JOHNSON Little Rock, April 18, 1826