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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


RAN-AWAY from Stephen Hopkins of the Nine-Partners, a Negro Man named Simon, about 24 Years of Age, near 6 feet high, well proportioned, had on when he went away, a blue Coat, brass Buttons with round Tops, a light-colour'd, double-breasted…

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

Zebulon Prut

RUN away from the Widow Elizabeth Porter of Hadley, a Negro Man named Zebulon Prut, about 30 years old, about five Feet high, a witish Complexion, suppos'd to have a Squaw in Company: Carried away with him a, a light brown Cabinet Coat, lin'd and…
Location: Hadley, MA


RUN away from his Master, Isaac Mann of Still Water, near Albany, about the 18th of November last, a Negro Man named HAM, middling Size, about 30 Years old, had on a furr'd Cap, red cloth Leggins, check'd Shirt, strip'd flannel Vest, Dutch blanket -…
Location: Still Water, NY

Crispus Cros

Run-away from the Rev. John-Frederick Rees of Claverack, on the First of January last, a Mulatto Negro Man, named Crispus Cros, about Six Feet high, raw-bon'd, had on a dark brown long friz'd Coat, half warn felt Hatt, red Indian Stockings,…
Location: Claverack, NY


RUN AWAY from the subscriber of Salisbury, on the night of the 13th Instant, a Negro Man named Thomas, about 24 Years of Age, he had on a double breasted Bearskin Jacket of a mix'd Colour, and another with Sleeves, of the same Colour, over the other,…
Location: Salisbury, CT

Jess Quarters

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RUN-away the 16th Instant, August, from Thomas Belden of Weathersfield, in Hartford County, a Molatto Servant born in said Weathersfield, named Jess Quarters, about 20 Years of Age, 5 Feet 11 Inches high, well set, has a Scar on the upper part of his…


FOUR DOLLARS REWARD. Run away from the subscriber in September last, a Negro man named Stephen, born in Lebanon, in the colony of Connecticut, is a stout fellow, frouzled hair, is part Indian, hath remarkable scars made by the king's evil breaking…


Feb. 27, 1769. RUN-away from the subscriber of Hartford, on the 15th instant, a negro man, named NERO, about 35 years of age, about 5 feet 4 inches high, speaks bad English. Had on when he went away, a light colour'd great coat, a pair of buckskin…
Location: Hartford, CT