Nashville Whig, 31 October 1825, page 1
$30 REWARD.RANAWAY from the subscriber on the 22d July last, living in Giles county, in the state of Tennessee, 12 miles north of Pulaski, a negro man named ABRAHAM, aged about 30 years, five feet 3 or 4 inches high, with one stiff ancle, clothed in homespun when he went off. Any person apprehending the above described negro and confining him in jail so that I may get him, shall receive the above reward, if said negro is apprehended in any free state, or one adjoining a free state, or $20 if found in this state.
ept. 17––––tf GEO MALONE.