What an odd announcement in the newspaper. You gotta love these.
This was printed on December 14th, 1860 in The National Republican.
notice of stray sheep – December 14th, 1860 (National Republican)
Oh, by the way, for some historical context, on December 20th, 1860, South Carolina seceded from the Union … and for Anglophiles, George Hamilton-Gordon, the former Prime Minister died at the age of 76.