Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Reward for Runaway Horse April 30, 1813


               Strayed away from the subscriber on the 15th inst. a dark bay HORSE, between 17 and 18 handshigh, 6 years old this spring, remarkable for very large hoofs.  He has been lately bled, and on the side he was bled there was a swelling on his shoulder occassioned by the collar.  He was raised in Washington county, Pennsylvania, and has no doubt taken the Frederic[ ] or Leesburg road.  Whoever will decline said Horse to the subscriber or his manager, Mr. Francis Clements, living near Bladensburg, shall be entitled to the above reward.

                              WILLIAM DUDLEY DIGGES
April 22 - 6T[2]

[1] One US DOLLAR 1813 = $11.236 in 2010.

[2] Daily National Intelligencer; Date: 04-30-1813; Volume: I; Issue: 103; Page: [1]; Location: Washington (DC), District of Columbia.
Transcriber by John Peter Thompson, April 19, 2013.

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