From the Richmond Dispatch, 5/27/1863, p. 2, c. 4
FIFTY DOLLARS REWARD. – Ran away from the Belle Isle Works, on Saturday, 23d inst., a negro boy named ADAM. He is about 5 feet [?] ½ inches high, very black in color, has a small head, and teeth set apart; the third finger of his left hand bears a large scar, as if it had been nearly severed; is a little bow-legged and swaggers in his walk; has a pleasant face, and is apt to smile when spoken to; he is not over 20 years of age. The above reward will be paid for his delivery at the office of the Old Dominion Iron and Nail Works Company in Richmond.
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