She might have gone off with him.
by Lisa Y. Henderson
RANAWAY from the Subscriber, about the 15th ult. a negro woman named HANNAH; formerly the property of Col. Edward Williams, of Onslow County, but more recently owned by Richard Saunders, Esq. Hannah is above the ordinary size, black complexion – about Forty years of age. – She has relations in Onslow county and at Rocky Point.
She has, for some years past, been living with a free colored man named Isaac Scott, who has left this place, and she might have gone off with him.
I will give the above reward for her apprehension, upon delivery to me at Wilmington, or confinement in any jail, so that I may recover her. ANN GUTHRIE. Wilmington, Sept. 11th, 1835.
Wilmington People’s Press and Advertiser, 25 September 1835.