Topic Proportions

Topic Percent
deserters
37.78%
fugitive slave ads
35.56%
articles that list places
13.33%
military recruitment
2.22%
casualties
2.22%
articles that list people, esp. marriage notices
2.22%
ads--medicine, substitutes, wanted, etc.
2.22%
entertainment and culture
2.22%
secession
2.22%
From the Tue., Mar. 19, 1861 issue

—Runaway from the subscriber, about the middle of January, my Man "MANUEL, " Said negro is about five feet ten inches in height, bushy head of hair, and a very dark mulatto, and has a slight impediment in his speech when spoken to. Said negro is believed to be lurking about Atlas's Station, in Hanover county, or about Richmond.—The above reward will be paid for his apprehension and delivery to me in Richmond, or Hanover Jail, or to D. R. JONES, in King William co., Va.

THOS. DOSWELL,

Junction P. O., Hanover co., Va. mh 1—1m