New York Journal, or, General Advertiser – August 9, 1779

One Thousand Dollars Reward.
RUN away, on the evening of the 4th instant, two Negro
men, one named FRANK, 18 years old, about 5 feet
10 inches high, slender built; had on a blue short coat, with a
white jacket and breeches: The other named PETE, 20
years of age, 5 feet 6 inches high, bandy legs; had on a brown
coat, with plain brass buttons, homespun corded dimity jacket
and breeches, open worked pinchbeck buckles.—They are sup-
posed to have stole horses.
Any person that takes up and secures said Negroes, so that
the owner may have them again, shall have the above reward,
or one half thereof for either of them. FREDERICK JAY.
Fish-Kill, August 5, 1779.

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