A Runaway: COMMITTED to the jail of Tipton county, Tenn., on the 26th day of June, 1859, as a runaway, a NEGRO MAN of black color; aged about 70 years, who says he is named Solomon, and says he belongs to Henry Johnson of Mississippi, residing near Hernando. Said negro is very grey, weighs about 120 pounds, is about 5 feet 2 inches high; has on purple pants, and a check and also a white shirt, and a black wool hat. The owner is required to come forward, prove property and pay charges, or said slave will be dealt with as required by law.
HENRY J. MALORY
Sheriff and Jailor of said county.
June 29, 1859.
[3 JULY 1859 : Memphis Daily Appeal]