Thursday, May 26, 2016

Newspaper Tidbit: Pocket-Book Lost (1823)

Alexandria Gazette
30 September 1823


Lost, between Fairfax Court-House and Alexandria, or in Alexandria, a Green Morocco Pocket-Book, containing three notes of Five dollars each, on the Farmers' Bank in Virginia; two bonds of William Grigsby for four hundred and twenty-five dollars each, one payable on the 1st of March, 1824, the other on the 1st of March, 1825; on the former credits are endorsed to the amount of 150 dollars. Also, a bond of Walter Harrison, due on the 1st of January last, for sixty-four dollars; and several other papers, of no use to any one but the owner. The finder will receive a reward of five dollars on leaving the pocket-book and its contents with Charles Chapin, at the Mechanics' Bank of Alexandria; or giving it to the subscriber, residing near Haymarket, Prince William county, Virginia.

Foushee Tebbs


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