The Marietta Gazette, May 23, 1835
Ranaway from the subscriber, on the 15th inst. Jacob Springer, (an idiot,) spiced with a good portion of knavery and hypocracy, - for whom I will pay the above reward, but no charges. I also hereby forbid any person from employing the said Jacob.
Wm. Pitt Putnam,
Guardian of Jacob Springer, (an Idiot.)
Belpre, May 16, 1835.