Fifty Dollars Reward for Suspects in the Murder of William Shelly

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Date May 21, 1800
Author Name William Rickard (primary) Location: Nashville
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Summary This is a printed notice declaring that General Winchester delivered to Rickard a pocketbook proven to be the property of William Shelly, a sergeant of the 3rd Regiment, who is believed to have been murdered by Joseph Hargrove and William Johnson while travelling from Knoxville to Nashville. If these two deserters are found, they should be apprehended and delivered to the headquarters of the 4th Regiment at Louisville.
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Related Persons/Groups William Rickard; General Winchester; Mr. O'Donel; William Shelly; Amos Bird; contractor's agent; recruits; Samuel Johnson; John Miller; William Smith; Joseph Hargrave; Samuel George; Adam Beck; ;
Related Places Nashville; Cumberland Mountains; Knoxville; Dandridge; Louisville, Kentucky; Mero District; ;
Keywords pocket book; papers; enlistment; complexion; eyes; hair; murder; rendezvous; ;
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