From Carolina Watchman, January 7, 1837
RANAWAY from the subscriber on 19th of November, a negro man, named TIM about 45 years of age, black complexion, about five feet four or five inches high, has a stoppage in his speech. He professes to be a very devout Baptist. Having purchased him in Montgomery county, not far from Stokes' Ferry, my opinion is, that he is in that neighborhood. I will give the above reward for his apprehension and delivery to me.
HENRY S. GORMAN.
While the newspaper was based in Salisbury, NC, Mr. Gorman lists his location as Concord, NC -- about 22 miles away., Dec 17, 1836 -- 4w22
State of North Carolina, Surry County
Court of Please and Quarter Sessions, Novem- ber Term, 1836 William Davis, Adm'r & Ex'r Expartae Pursuant to an order of Court, the subscriber will expose to public sale, at While the newspaper was based in Salisbury, NC, this advertisement was placed by someone in Surry County advertising a sale in Mt. Airy. on the 6th day of January next, on a credit of six months, TWELVE LIKELY Negroes, Consisting of a likely fellow, two women, and nine well grown children The purchasers will be required to give bond with approved security.
WM. DAVIS Admir of James McCraw, dec's, and Ex'tor of Matthew Davis, deceased
December 17 -- 3w 22
RANAWAY from the subscriber two negro slaves, viz TONEY and JOHN. Toney is about 35 years of age, fife feet nine or ten inches high, dark complexion, square and stout build and had on when he left, a bright drab Petersham overcoat. He was purchased by me of Mr. Richard Brasley (sp?) of Wilmington, and calls himself Toney Montague. John is about twenty years of age, of rather lighter complexion than Toney, about five feet 10 inches high, and is quite stout b____ -- he has a full round face, and has lost two front teeth above and below which is his most distinguishing mark. He had on when he left, a light grey woolen round Jacket and pantaloons. This ad was placed in the Salisbury-based Carolina Watchman newspaper, but it lists a reward for slaves who were purchased in Wilmington and who ran away from the subscriber's camp near Lincolnton.. The above reward will be given for their apprehension, so that I get them again.
Dec 10, 1836 -- __21
Cash for negroes
THE Subscriber will purchase any number of likely young NEGROES during the next six months, for which liberal prices in cash will be given. I wish all letters on business, addressed to me at While the Carolina Watchman was based in Salisbury, Tyre Glen lists his address as Germanton, NC, in Stokes County..
July 18, 1836 -- __52
IN pursuance of an order of the Cabarrus County Court, made at October Sessions 1836, I will sell at the Courthouse door in Concord, on the 3d Monday in February next a Negro Boy named NATHAN, the property of W.P. Stackton, dec'd, for cash.
This newspaper was based in Salisbury, but the sheriff of Cabarrus County placed this ad.
Dec 3 1836 -- tf20
Stop the Runaway.
RANAWAY from the subscriber living near While the newspaper is based in Salisbury, this subscriber lists his own address as Liberty Hill in Iredell County., a negro man named
Formerly owned by James Cunningham. He is between forty and fifty years old; of a yellowish complexion -- round face and small eyes. He is marked with a scar in one of his ears, which has not grown together; also with a scar on the underside of his heel; which has not _______; he has also a small scar on one of his cheeks and is about five feet, five or six inches in height. Any one taking up this negro and lodging him in jail or delivering him to me, shall be reasonably compensated.
Liberty Hill, Iredell co. N. C. June 11th, 1836 -- __47