Thursday, May 9, 2013

$25 Reward

American Friend, & Marietta Gazette, January 24, 1829

$25 reward will be given for apprehending and delivering to the Jailor of this county, a man calling himself ROBERT BRUCE, (committed on charge of burglary) who broke jail and escaped on the evening of the 20th instant.  Said Bruce is about twenty-one years of age - five feet six or seven inches high, middle size, blue eyes, dark hair, full face, bad countenance, and complexion rather fair than otherwise.  Had on, when he escaped, blue mixed pantaloons, with large patches on the knees - old blue linsey hunting shirt, light blue sattinet roundabout (over the hunting shirt) and an old hat: all his clothes of rather a dirty appearance.

R. R. Greene, Sheriff.

Marietta, Washington County Jan. 24, 1829.

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