Political Barometer – July 22 to August 12, 1806

Fifteen Dollars Reward[!] 
RAN away from the subscriber, in
Hackensack (Fishkill) on Saturday
the 13th ult. a Negro Man, named JAMES
about 25 or 26 years of age, five feet six or
seven inches high, stout made, thick lips,
lisps and stutters, waddles in his walk; had 
on when he absconded, a tow cloth trowsers
and vest. Whoever will apprehend said ne-
gro and secure him, so that his master may
get him again, shall receive the above re-
ward and all reasonable charges. -- All per-
sons are forbid harboring or secreting said
Negro under the penalty of law.
EDMUND FOWLER
July 14th, 1806.

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