Adams Sentinel, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, 14 October 1833:
Green Van Sickle, postmaster at Claysville, Washington county, Pa, was arrested on Tuesday of last week, and committed to prison, charged with having purloined from the Western Mail, on the day previous, a letter containing sixty dollars. The theft was detected through the exertions of George Flitt, Esq. of Washington city, agent of the Post Office department. Van Sickle has a wife and five or six children.