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ESCAPE FROM MASTER IN LAMAR COUNTY, TEXAS

Texas

Washington Telegraph July 20, 1864 $500 Reward Runaway from the subscriber 2 miles southwest of Paris, Lamar County Texas on the 16th April 1864 a Negro man named Bill (he may call his name Jake) about 24 years old full 6 feet high walks erect weighs 170-200 lbs. Wore off a frock tail brown jeans coat, (tails very short) and cotton pants. S.S. Pierson