POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL – SEPTEMBER 18, 1804

Seventy Dollars Reward.
Runaway from the subscriber, in the 
town of Montgomery, county of 
Orange, on Sunday the 5th of August inst. 
a Black Man named MORRIS, about nine-
teen or twenty years of age, five feet eight 
inches high-- had a remarkable large mouth, 
and a wound on the instep of one of his feet 
-- had on a deep blue coatee, striped 
swansdown vest, and tow trowsers. Whoe-
ver will return the said negro to his master
shall receive the above reward, or secures
him in any jail so that he may be had again
shall receive Fifty Dollars.
      ROBERT THOMPSON, Jun.
Montgomery, August 5, 1804.         95

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