Cherokee Phoenix


Published January, 28, 1832

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On the 6th last, at the residence of his father, after a very short illness, EVAN JONES, JR.son of Evan Jones, Sr. missionary at the Valley Towns.


RUNAWAY from the subscriber on the 4th of December 1831, a negro man named


a black complexion about twenty four years of age well set stooped froward about five feet eight inches high weighs about 165 or 170 he took with him one bay mare with a blaze in her face about thirteen year of age in good order a saddle worth about $7 or 8, he took with him two hats or one seal skin cap not known which he wore, and when he left home had on a short coat home made yellow and pantaloons of the same. I suppose he has a free pass, he has been lately at Augu__a, I expect he will go there or to the free states, if the said negro is lodged in any jail or brought home to me the above reward with all reasonable expenses will be paid.

Claytonsville, Buncombe County, NC