New York Journal or General Advertiser – December 21, 1778

RUN away from the subscriber, about
the ninth day of November last, a Negro man slave, na-
med Jack, about 23 years of age, 5 feet 8 inches high, well
sett, speaks good English, was born at East-chester, formerly
belonged to Thomas Burrowes at Wickapy, bred to farming
business. Had on a brown coat and Jacket, and blue breeches with
tow cloth trousers over them. Whoever takes up and returns
the said negro to the subscriber, at Hackensack, shall receive
thirty dollars reward and all reasonable charges.

JOHN ELSWORTH.

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