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JAM OVERSTREET AND WIFE BREAK JAIL TO SEEK FREEDOM

Arkansas

Washington Telegraph November 18, 1863 $200 Reward Broke jail from Lewisville Lafayette co on the night of the 21st October last a Negro boy calling himself Jam Overstreet of chocolate color and small size aged 21 years and his wife a Negro girl named Lize or Louisa Overstreet of black color with high cheek bone aged 18 years. Said Negroes are doubtless making for Little Rock. I will give $100 reward for the apprehension of each of them and their delivery to Col A. H. Carrigan of Hempstead Co who lives 6 miles west of Washington on the Fulton Road BL Armstrong