$15 Reward for RANAWAY from the subscriber, about the first of August, a negro man named EMERY, twenty-five years old, five feet eight or ten inches high, stout made, and broad face. The above reward will be given for the apprehention [sic] and delivery of said negro, and all reasonable expences [sic] paid.
HUGH F. ROSE
for ROBT. H. ROSE
Tipton Cty. Sept. 1 1827.
[Memphis Advocate, Memphis, Tenn., September 15, 1827]