A crazy man, by the name of Abraham Wingate, broke his confinement and escaped from the subscriber about the 1st of Sept. inst.: a stout strong made man, about 5 feet ten inches high, an old scar on the nose, 42 years of age, had on, when he escaped, a heavy iron ring on his ancle, but it is supposed he will contrive means to break it off, whoever will deliver said man, or confine him, and give word to the subscriber, or to Jonathan Pittman, or James Patterson, Inn keepers, on the road leading from Cincinnati to Hamilton, in Springfield township so that he can be obtained, shall receive every reasonable charge or expence.

- - - John Wingate

December 4th, 1811

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How to cite this article: Untitled ["a crazy man"] Western Spy (Cincinnati, Ohio), 11 Jan. 1812, p. 3, available at http://history.hanover.edu/texts/1811.