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a Negro Man

TAKEN up, August 26, 1765, and secur'd in Hartford Goal, a Negro Man, aged about 22 Years, of a yellow Complection, a thick sett Fellow, about 5 Feet 5 Inches in Height, speaks good English, and is a smart, active Fellow. Had with him when found, a…
Location: Hartford, CT

Seth Robards

Hartford, Oct. 12. RUN away from his Master, Thomas Newhall, of Hartford, on the Night after the 8th Instanr, an Apprentice Lad named Seth Robards, about 19 Years of Age, about 5 Feet 9 Inches high, swarthy Complexion, wears his own long, brown Hair…
Location: Hartford, CT

Rebecca Whiting

Whereas Rebecca, the wife of the subscriber, has, for some time past, behaved in a very disorderly Manner, absenting herself from my Bed and Board, and I am apprehensive she may run me in debt - These are therefore, to warn all Persons not to credit…
Location: Hartford, CT


Feb. 27, 1769. RUN-away from the subscriber of Hartford, on the 15th instant, a negro man, named NERO, about 35 years of age, about 5 feet 4 inches high, speaks bad English. Had on when he went away, a light colour'd great coat, a pair of buckskin…
Location: Hartford, CT

William Dawson

RAN-AWAY From his master Epaphras Bull of Hartford, in Connecticut on the night of the 12th inst. One WILLIAM DAWSON by name, who was assigned to him in service, by the hon County Court for the County of New London, in November last, for the term of…
Location: Hartford, CT

Betty Ned

Whereas Betty Ned, So called, to whom I was once married, hath for several years eloped from my bed and board, and has had children by other men, hath run me in debt, and am informed she intends to do so again. - This is to notify all persons not to…
Location: Hartford, CT

John Brown, Thomas Martin, Edward Davis, and Mercy Burgy

BROKE out of the county goal in this town last night, a young man of about 20 years of age, well set, short of stature, pretty fair complexion, wears his own hair of a dark colour, calls himself by the name of John Brown, and has been twice crop'd…
Location: Hartford, CT

John Smith, Obadiah Mathers, Jechaniah Holcomb, Jonas Case, John Swaney, and George Tryon

Hartford, January 27, 1772. Broke out of the County Goal in this town, the last evening, one JOHN SMITH, who came into this colony a few years since, supposed from the province of new-York, and has resided chiedly at Suffield, where he married a…
Location: Hartford, CT

Elisha Wadsworth, Abraham Curtis,and John Grant

Take Notice! The 26th Instant, the County Goal in this Place was broke up, and the following Persons made their Escape from it viz. Elisha Wadsworth of Hartford, confined for Debt, he is about 56 Years of Age, about 5 Feet 10 Inches high, wears a Cap…
Location: Hartford, CT


Hartford, June 26, 1773. TAKEN up and now in the custody of the subscriber, a Negro man, who calls his name PETER, is about 50 years of age, about 6 feet high, speaks good English - says he belongs to Abraham K. Vlack, of the new City, above Albany.…
Location: Hartford, CT