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Reward notice for escaped convicts

Reward notice for escaped convicts

Descriptive Summary

Title: Reward notice for escaped convicts
Creator: Wier, John Walker, 1848-1907
Inclusive Dates: 1905
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms4365
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

John Wier was a Confederate soldier, farmer, and sheriff of Clarke County for twenty years.

William Henderson was a convict working as a miner at the Durham Coal Mine on Lookout Mountain.

Scope and Content

This collection contains a postcard from Sheriff John W. Wier of Athens, Georgia advertising a reward for the capture of two escaped convicts, William Henderson and Joe Haney, as well as a physical description of them.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Reward notice for escaped convicts, ms4365, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

African American prisoners -- Georgia.
Convict labor -- Georgia.
Haney, Joe
Henderson, William, active 1875

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing