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Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Left Our Saw Mill

Two hundred dollars reward.
--Left our saw mill, near Summit Station, on the Richmond and York River Railroad, on Monday morning last, our man Joe, calls himself Booker; was purchased of Mr. Tapscott, in Richmond, who worked him on his farm in Buckingham county; is of dark brown complexion, short, thin whiskers, long, thin face, chin projecting; about 5 feet 9 or 10 inches high, of slender stature, looks to be about 30 years old, rather grim countenance; dress not recollected, except a Yankee cap. We will pay the above reward if lodged in jail in any secure place so that we can get him.
C. B. Turner & Bro, Richmond. 
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-The Daily Dispatch: October 7, 1863.

Summit Station was eventually renamed Quinton Station.

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