- her manner of speaking is rather grum. She has a free husband living on Capitol Hill, Washington City, near Sims' old rope walk, named Henson Forrest. I will give the above reward no matter where taken, so I get her again. F. M. Bowie, Long Old Fields, Prince George's County, Md., July 6, 1857." This broadside is on display in the Chicago Historical Society exhibit, "A House Divided."
- This notice states: "100 DOLLAR REWARD. Rannaway from the subscriber, on Monday, June 15, a negro woman, NELLY FORREST. She is about 45 years old, chunky built, large pouting mouth, good teeth, high cheekbones, walks pigeon-toed. She is slow in giving a direct answer when questioned