Political Barometer – August 22, 1810

RAN away from the subscriber on
Thursday the 19th inst. a Negro
Boy named Tom, aged about eighteen
years, about five feet eight inches high,
well made, large flat nose and lips, his
hair cut with a ridge over his head; had
on when he went away a sailor's jacket
and trowsers, made of tow cloth olive 
colour, a new fur hat -- he carried a gun 
with him. Whoever will take up said 
runaway and deliver him to the subscri-
ber, or secure him in any jail, and give
notice that he may get him, shall receive
the above reward, and all reasonable char-
Fishkill Town, July 21, 1810.

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