RUNAWAY from the subscribers on the night of the 4th inst., the following slaves: Bernard, a bright mulatto boy, tall and good looking; speaks French and English, aged about twenty-six years, and belongs to Lewis V. Bogy, of Ste. Genevieve. 

    Henry, also a bright mulatto, rather small, but very active; speaks French and English, aged about eighteen years, and belongs also to Lewis V. Bogy. 

   Joseph, a red mulatto, tall and slender, speaks French and English, aged from twenty-six to twenty-eight years, belongs to Antoine Janis, of Ste. Genevieve. 

   Theodore, a mulatto, short and stumpy, with a downcast look, speaks French and English, aged about twenty-three to twenty-five years, belongs to Neree Valle of St. Genevieve. 

   Edmund, a black man stout and well built, with a defect in one eye; aged about thirty-seven to forty years, and belongs to William Skewes of Ste. Genevieve. 

   On the same night, from Valles Mines, Missouri, the following boys ran away

   Isaac a black man; slim, and about 5 feet 6 to 7 inches high; has a peculiar walk, aged from thirty-four to thirty-seven years, speaks French and English, and belongs to Felix Valle, of Ste. Genevieve. 

  Joseph, a mulatto boy, slim and tall, speaks French and English, and [illegible]; a good looking fellow, aged twenty-two to twenty-four years, and belongs to Felix Valle. 

   Bill a black man about 5 feet 10 inches high, stout built, full eyes, steamers when interrupted, aged twenty-four to twenty-five years and belongs to Jonathan Smith, residing near Valles Mines, in Jefferson county, Missouri. 

   A reward of sixteen hundred dollars will be paid for the apprehension and delivery in any jail in Missouri of all the above boys or of two hundred dollars for the apprehension and delivery of any one of them. 

               W. SKEWES,

               LEWIS V. BOGY,

               A. JANIS,

               FELIX VALLE,

               N. VALLE, Ste. Genevieve

               JONATHAN SMITH, Jeff co. 

 Ste. Genevieve, Mo., Sept. 6, 1852


"Sixteen Hundred Dollars Reward!!" St. Louis (MO) Daily Missouri Republican, September 11, 1852, p. 2.

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