Poughkeepsie Journal and Constitutional Republic – October 4, 1809 – February 14, 1810

20 Dollars Reward.
RUNAWAY from the subscriber on the
27th of June last, a Negro Man named 
HARRY, about 23 years of age, five feet 3 or 
4 inches high, with a lump on one of his an-
cles, owing to a sprain; has a down look, and 
talks but little, he has been harbored at Mr. 
Reuben Fowlers in Fishkillfor some time past 
and a few days ago, was seen lurking about 
in Beekman town, Dutchess County, where 
it is supposed he now is. Any personappre-
hending the said Negro, and bringing him 
to the subscriber at Peeks-Kill, or confining 
him in any Gaol so that the subscriber can
get him again, shall receive the above re-
ward by applying to      JOHN OPPIE.
Peeks-kill, 20th July 1809

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