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This black and white printed postcard contains correspondence from a man in Neosho Falls to a sheriff in Independence regarding a reward for stolen horses. Printed text is on the front and handwriting is on the back of the card.
4"x 5" photographic postcard
Neosho Falls (Kan.), Woodson County (Kan.), Independence (Kan.), Montgomery County (Kan.), Correspondence, Awards, Wanted posters, Posting signs & notices, Theft, Horses
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"Postcard: Stolen - $15 Reward" (1880). Tim Johnson Postcard Collection. 1048.
Stolen-$15 Reward. Stolen, from Neosho Falls, Kansas, September 22d, 1880. One three year old mare, light bay color, white strip in forehead. Two white hind feet, a little lame in right hind leg, shod in front, about fifteen hands high, colar mark on top of the neck; also saddle, two thirds metal trimmed Mexican tree, heavy wooden stirrups, one cracked and iron strip invited across the crack, trimming on the back of seat broken at right side; round riding bridle, race bit one buckle broken off rein and rain tied in the bit. A reward of ten dollars will be paid for the recovery of the mare and five for the saddle. Send information to W. H. Ledgerwood, Neosho Falls, Kans. Handwritten: Sheriff Independence Kan