Country Journal and the Poughkeepsie Advertiser – August 2, 1786

RUN-AWAY rom the subscriber
the 16th instant, an indentured ser-
vant Boy named Samuel Beema[n] five
feet three inches high, light colour’d
hair, fair complexion, eighteen years
old : Had on when he went away, [a]
chocolate colour’d coat, a new hat bound
with ribbon, and a white shirt: Took
with him two homespun check shirts
a great coat, and short jacket, home-
made. Whoever takes up said Boy,
and brings them to me, shall have twen-
ty Shillings reward, and all reasonable
charges paid by
Caleb Dakin
Amenia precinct, July 12, 1786.

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