WAS committed to the Jail of Shelby county Tennessee, on the 28th of Sept. 1843, a negro man who calls himself STEPHEN, and says that he belongs to Dr. Lee of Marshall county, Miss. Stephen is tolerably black, about 27 years old, will weigh 160 lbs., is 5 feet 9 1/4 inches high, small scar in the right eyebrow, the last joint of the ring finger of the left hand has been hurt, the end of the finger turns up, scar from a burn on the back of the right hand, also a scar from a burn on the right arm below the elbow, the elbow joint of the left arm has been hurt, and the arm will not straighten. The owner of said boy, will come forward prove property, pay charges and take him away, or he will be dealt with as the law directs.
JNO. C. DOTY, Jailor