Washington Telegraph July 27, 1864 Ranaway from the subscriber near Black Oak P.O. Hopkins County Texas about the 1st of May last a Negro man named Addison, complexion dark about 19 or 20 years old, 5’7 inches high weighs about 160 or 165 lbs. Had on when he left a suit of coarse country made lowells, and a home made cap. When confused can hardly talk. Will try for Arkansas River. Will pay $200 in jail or reasonable reward if delivered. Robert Fletcher.