Item description: Advertisement, dated 29 April 1862 (as published in the Raleigh Register on 3 May 1862) regarding a slave boy named Jim who has been jailed in Lincoln County, N.C.
COMMITTED TO THE JAIL OF LINCOLN County, on the 18th instant, a Negro Boy named JIM, who says he belongs to Wm. Davis, of Elizabeth City, N.C. Said boy is about 9 or 10 years old, dark complection. The owner is requested to prove property, pay charges, and take him away, otherwise he will be dealt with as the law directs.
Lincolnton, N.C., April 29–3t