Fugitive, with a bold look.
by Lisa Y. Henderson
State of North Carolina.
By his Excellency JONATHAN WORTH, Governor of North Carolina:
Whereas, it has been represented to me that HENRY BERRY LOWRY, a free negro, late of the county of Robeson, in said State, stands charged with the murder of James P. Barnes, of said county, and other crimes, and that the said Lowry is a fugitive from justice:
Now, THEREFORE, in order that the said Henry Berry Lowry may be arrested and brought to trial for said alleged crimes, I, JONATHAN WORTH, Governor of said State, do issue this, my proclamation, offering the reward of
THREE HUNDRED DOLLARS
For his arrest and delivery to the Sheriff of the said county of Robeson.
In witness whereof, His Excellency, JONATHAN WORTH, Governor of said State, has hereunto set his hand and caused the Great Seal of the State to be affixed.
Done at the city of Raleigh, this the 11th day of December, A.D., 1866.
By the Governor: JONATHAN WORTH.
Wm. H. Bagley, Private Secretary.
Description. – Henry Berry Lowry is five feet eight or nine inches high, heavy built, copper color, long, coarse, bushy hair, Indian like, black eyes, high nose, with a bold look; has a scar under one of his eyes.
The Daily Journal, Wilmington, 28 December 1866.