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Ezekiel Butler

This day run away from Thomas Willson, a 'Prentice Boy, named Ezekiel Butler- Any person that will bring the said Butler to his Master shall be rewarded according to his Pains. He had on when he Runaway, a red great coat, and a red jacket, light…
Newspaper: Middlesex Gazette
Location: New London, CT

Tony and Tully

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RANAWAY on the 10th of June, (at Night) from David Cooke of Wallingford, a Molatto Man servant, named TONY, about 26 Years old, middling statute, speaks good English, one sore leg, and is bigger than the other. He had on when he went away a light…
Newspaper: New-London Summary
Location: Wallingford, CT


New London, 23 July, 1761. Ran-away on Tuesday Morning the 21st Instant, a Negro Man called Jorden, about 21 Years of Age, born at Lyme, in Connecticut, about 5 Feet 9 Inches high, a well built Fellow and remarkably Strong, good at all Manner of…
Newspaper: New-London Summary
Location: New London, CT


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RUNAWAY on Monday the 14th Instant September, from Gale Yelverton of Poughkeepse, In Duchess-County, a Negro Man, named Prince, 30 Years old, about 5 Feet 5 Inches high a well built Fellow; had on when he went away, a brown Jacket, tore a little down…
Location: Poughkeepsie, NY


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Run away on the 5th instant, from John Llyod of Stanford, in the Colony of Connecticut, a negro man servant, named Cyrus, about 5 feet 9 inches high, well built but rather slim waisted, legs, and feet somewhat large, has lost one of more of his teeth…
Location: Stamford, CT

Caesar Sambo
Notice: is hereby given, that there is now in Litchfield Goal, a Molatta Fellow, who calls himself Caesar Sambo, about 5 feet 10 Inches high, speaks good English, well made, and sprightly, and is about 25 years old : he says he is free, and that he…
Location: Greenwich, RI


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R RUN-away from the Subscriber's Dwelling-House, in Kent, in Litchfield County, on the 27th of October last, his Negro Man TRACE, about 25 Years old, a well set Fellow, middling for stature, speaks good English, plays on a Fiddle, one of which he…
Location: Kent, CT


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Newport, (Rhode-Island) October 20, 1761. RUNAWAY on the 15th of this instant from Adam Hunter; of Newport, Rhode-Island, a negro man named Robert, about five feet nine inches high, well built and very square shoulder'd has a scar or mark something…
Location: Newport, RI


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RUNaway from the subscriber in Wallingford, on the 28th of November. A negro man-servant named Jack at middling stature is marked with the Small-pox, speaks good english, had on when he ran away, a red duffel coat, a blue jacket without sleeves,…
Location: Wallingford, CT


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RUN away from the Subscriber on the 18th Instant, an Indian Boy, named Tom, about 15 Years old, small of his Age; had on when he went away, a Homespun Jacket, with small Cuff's, and an under stripped ditto, leather Breeches, an old Pelt Hat, blue…
Location: Derby, CT