$60 Reward. AFRICAN AMERICANA, William H. MOYER.

$60 Reward

Atlanta: United States Penitentiary, [1907]. "Wanted" sign to be posted "In Conspicuous Place," offering a reward for the arrest and detention of William Finney, alias Ivory L. Rolland, an inmate of the United States Penitentiary of Atlanta, Georgia, and escaped on May 27, 1907. Finney, who had been serving a 3 1/2-year sentence for robbing a post office, is described here as a 27 year old "Yellow negro, medium build...Pleasant countenance and address. Is good cook, baker and house servant." Also provides his sister's address in Anniston, Ala. Signed in text by Moyer, Warden of the Penitentiary. Not in OCLC as of October, 2014. First edition, broadside (41.75x21cm.); adorned with plain photographic mug shots; some clean tears from previous folds, additional tears and shallow losses along edges, occasionally affecting text without loss of meaning; Good to Very Good.

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