From the Richmond Dispatch, 7/24/1861 , p. 2
LEFT the Tredegar Iron Works, about three weeks ago, a NEGRO MAN, calling himself "CHARLES BLACKFORD," the property of Mrs. F. G. Skinner, Culpeper county, and hired by us from her agent, Mr. E. D. Eacho, of this city. Charles is about 5 feet 6 inches high, well built, very dark skin, looks confused when spoken to. He has been seen once or twice about the city, but in all probability has gone to the country.
A liberal reward will be paid for his delivery to these works.
J. R. ANDERSON & CO.
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