Reward for stolen free papers.
by Lisa Y. Henderson
TEN DOLLARS REWARD. The undersigned offers the above reward for his Free Papers, which were stolen from his house in Davidson county, on the 13th January, 1851. They were signed by John Shuman, Jr., certifying that I am free, and by J.M. Brown, J.P., with a certificate attached from the Clerk of the County Court, John Giles, by John H. Hardie, Deputy Clerk, and dated October 1, 1844. IRVIN FREEMAN. Feb. 1, 1851.
Carolina Watchman, Salisbury, 6 Feb 1851.
In the 1850 census of Northern Division, Davidson County: Irvine Freeman, 35, and wife Biddy, 34.