A dark mulatto missing two teeth.
by Lisa Y. Henderson
Taken Up & Committed to Jail.
In this place on the 6th day of November last, a Negro Man, between 30 and 35 years old, 5 feet 5 inches high, a dark mulatto, he has a small scar under his chin, he has lost two of his upper teeth; he had with him taken a great many clothes, three coats of homespun, 6 or 7 shirts, 6 or 7 pairs of pantalons, and 5 or 6 vests, a rifle gun, a Lapin Watch, and two gold breast pins. He calls himself John Blair, and says he is a free man, and was raised in Charleston, S.C. John M. Vanhoy, Jailor, Germanton, Stokes Co., NC, 1837
The Carolina Watchman, 18 March 1837.