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[John] Lawton

DESERTED from Continental service, [John] Lawton of Woodstock, returned to me legally draughted for the army until the 1st day of Jan. next, was properly warned to join the army, and refused to obey said warning and absented he was taken and…
Location: Hartford, CT

a Molatto Slave

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Last Thursday Evening, made his escape at Middletown, (from Capt. Edward Clark of Rutland, in the County of Worcester, and Province of Massachusetts-Bay) a Molatto Slave, about 18 years old, bushy Hair, of a middling Stature, well made and sturdy;…
Location: Rutland, MA

a Mollato fellow

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Run away from his Master Isaac Day of Colchester, in the County of Hartford, and Colony of Connecticut in New England, a Mollato fellow about eighteen Years old, middling stature, brown complection, strait course black hair, a scar on the inside of…
Location: Colchester, CT

a Negro Man

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TAKEN up, August 26, 1765, and secur'd in Hartford Goal, a Negro Man, aged about 22 Years, of a yellow Complection, a thick sett Fellow, about 5 Feet 5 Inches in Height, speaks good English, and is a smart, active Fellow. Had with him when found, a…
Location: Hartford, CT

a Negro Wench

RUN-away from the subscriber the latter end of May last, a Negro Wench, about 50 years of age, of small stature, remarkably black; she was formerly the property of Mr. Daniel Goodwin, of Hartford, where it is supposed she is again returned. Whoever…
Location: Johnstown, NY

a transient person

On the 7th inst. Dec. I the subscriber took up a transient Person with a quantity of Merchant's Good's, to the amount of thirty of forty pounds, which are supposed to have been stolen; the man escaped from his keeper on the evening of the 11th…

a young man

RUN AWAY from me the subscriber on the 16th day of instant Nov. a young man, about 24 years of age, a short thick set fellow, red complexion, dark hair, hard favour'd, dull heavy eyes, stole and carried off with him when he went away a wool hat half…
Location: Waterbury, CT


Ten Dollars Reward. Run away from the subscriber the 20th of instant March, a negro man, named Aaron, about 24 years old, he is a slim built fellow, he has lost all his upper teeth on one side, occasioned by the kick of a horse which mark he cannot…
Location: Southington, CT

Aaron Everts

TWO COPPERS REWARD. RUN-away from the subscriber on the night of the 1st of July, an indented boy named Aaron Everts, about 18 years of age. Whoever will return said boy to the subscriber shall be entitled to the above reward and no charges paid. All…
Location: Berlin, CT

Abagail Allin

Whereas Abagail, the wife of me the Subscriber, hath lately eloped from me, contrary to my will. I therefore forbid all persons trusting her on my account, as I will not pay any debt contracted by her after this date. David Allin. Petersham, August…
Location: Petersham, MA