New York Journal, or, General Advertiser – August 24, 1778

RUN away from his master yesterday,
a negro man named CATO, about 5 feet 7 inches high,
of a very dark colour, being about 23 years of age, can speak
both English and Dutch; had on when he went away, a home-
spun shirt and trousers, his jacket of a snuff colour, his gait
pretty heavy, has a large thick neck, and is a bold looking
fellow. Whoever secures said negro, so that his master may
have him again, shall have Fifteen Dollars reward, and all rea-
sonable charges. TICARIES VANDER BOGART.
Schenectady, August 6, 1778.

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