Volume 6, Number 2, Winter 1977
From the Register of Civil Proceedings, 1885-1888, p. 438
STATE OF MISSOURI, EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT.
Whereas - George W. Middleton has been convicted of murder in the county of Taney, and has escaped and fled from justice, and cannot be arrested by ordinary process of law,
Now Therefore, I, John S. Marmaduke, governor of the State of Missouri, by virtue of authority in me vested, and for good and sufficient reasons appearing, do hereby offer a reward of Three hundred dollars for the arrest and delivery of said George Middleton to the warden of the Missouri State Penitentiary, at Jefferson City at any time within one year from the date of these presents.
GOVERNOR JOHN SAPPINGTON MARMADUKE
In Testimony Whereof I hereto set my hand and cause to be affixed the great seal of the State of Missouri. Done at the city of Jefferson this 20th day of October AD. 1887.
John S. Marmaduke
By the Governor:
Michl K. McGrath,
Secretary of State
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