by Lisa Y. Henderson
The Subscriber is a free colored man, and some persons a few days past stole his Pocket Book, containing his papers of freedom, signed by John Taylor, Clerk of the court of Orange county – should any colored person attempt to pass under the said papers, the public are hereby cautioned and warned to have them immediately arrested as impostors. MACKLIN REVELS. March, 22.
Fayetteville Weekly Observer, 3 April 1823.