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TAKING TWO HORSES AND A MULE FOUR BONDSMEN ESCAPE

Arkansas

Washington Telegraph October 28, 1863 $400 Reward ranaway from the subscriber near Rondo, Lafayette Co Ark on the 16th Oct, four Negroes. John a very tall Negro aged about 33 years. Lewis a heavy built low fellow, aged about 33 years, the muscles of his arms are remarkably large. Nelson a heavy built lubberly Negro drags his feet when he walks, has scrofulous scars about his neck the sight of one eye is out aged about 21 years. Isreal an awkward knock kneed boy about 19 years. All of them are black Negroes. They came from Prairie County beyond Little Rock. They took with them two mules one an iron grey horse mule about 4 or 5 years old. I don’t recollect whether he is branded or not. The other a bay mare mule, aged about 1 or 15 years. Benj. C. Totten