1793.015: Hue and Cry seeking Richard Adams.

Published: 1793

Full Title: By the governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia: A Proclamation. Whereas an atrocious murder hath been lately committed in the county of Halifax, on the body of Barnett Payne ... perpetuated by a certain Richard Adams ... I ... hereby to offer a reward of one hundred dollars, to any person who shall apprehend and convey to the jail ... the said Richard Adams ... [signed] Henry Lee.

Author: Lee, Henry (1756-1818), governor.

Place Issued: Richmond

Issuing Press: Augustine Davis

Description: 1 sheet [1 pg.]; (broadside).


Only known copy held in the state archives at the Library of Virginia. Sheet lacks printer credit; printing such official documents was the responsibility of the public printer, then Augustine Davis, so the attribution here.

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