Country Journal and the Poughkeepsie Advertiser – July 5, 1786

Five Dollar Reward.

RUN AWAY from the subscrib[er…]

living in Philips Town, Alban[y…]

county, on or about the 7th instant, […]

Black SLAVE of a middling size, goes […]

by the name of Leve, 26 years old […]

had on when he went away, a […]

hat, a linsey-woolsy light colou[r…]

a flower’d velvet wiastcoat,[tow…]

trowsers; is remarkable blac[…]

good English, has one of [h…]

partly cut off, and lays some[…]

his foot, is of a surly cou[ntenance]

Whoever takes up the sa[id…]

secures him in any gaol or […]

so that the subscriber may […]

or bring him to Robert G. […]

at Saw Kill in Dutchess co[unty…]

have the above reward, and a[…]

ble charges paid, by applying […]

John Schermer[…]

June 19th, 1786.

N.B. All masters of vessels an[…]

thers, are forbid carrying away or […]

bouring the above slave, on any p[…]

tence whatsoever.

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