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Samuel Evins

RAN-away from the subscriber, living in Coventry, about the first of April last, an apprentice BOY named Samuel Evins, jun. he is about 5 feet 7 or 8 inches high, something slender built large blue eyes, a very wide mouth, broad fore teeth, talks…
Location: Coventry, CT

Jerrah French

THIRTY DOLLARS REWARD. ESCAPED from the guards the 21st of April last, one Jerrah French of Manchester, who was prov'd to be a notorious TORY and was confined therefor. Whosoever will seize said French, and return him to the commanding officer at…
Location: Dorset, VT

James Taylor

IN the Connecticut Courant, March 17, 1777, James Taylor was so ungernrous, unhumane and abusive as to advertise Deborah his wife as a deserter from his bed and board, which is so abuse to the unfortunate Denborah as to obliger her to declare to the…
Location: East Windsor, CT

John Delany

DESERTED from Captain Abby's company, in Colonel Wylly's regiment, on the 5th instant, a soldier who call himself John Delany, is a native of Ireland, twenty-four years of age, five feet ten inches high, black hair, light coloured eyes, red…
Location: Enfield, CT

Michael Burn

Escaped from the barrack at Hartford last night, one Michael Burn, belonging to Col. Brown's brigade in the British service, lately taken at Danbury: He is a native of Ireland, about 35 years of age, 5 feet 8 inches high, sandy short hair, […] on…
Location: Hartford, CT

Charles Wiempey

DESERTED from Capt. Cahampion's company, Col. Wyllys's regiment, one Charles Wiempey, born in Farmington, in Connecticut, 6 feet high, strait and well proportioned, black long hair, black eyes and dark complexion, wore away a homespun coat and vest,…
Location: Hartford, CT

James Mackeys and Richard Whaland

DESERTED from Capt. Barnard's company, in Col. Wyllys's regiment, (sometime since) one James Mackeys, about 27 years of age, 5 feet 5 inches high, well set, dark complexion, black hair, is a shoemaker. Also one Richard Whaland, about 24 years of age,…
Location: Hartford, CT

John Slack

DESERTED from Capt. Barnard's company in Col. Wyllys's regiment, one John Slack, about 19 years of age, 5 feet 5 inches high, well set, lightish brown hair, greyish eyes, something pitted with the small pox. Whoever secures said deserter or returns…
Location: Hartford, CT

John Bath

DESERTED from Capt. Barnard's company in Col. Wyllys's regiment, one John Bath, about 35 years of age, 5 feet 4 inches high, well set, dark hair, had on a light brown waistcoat one skirt torn off, old leather breeches, white linen shirt, and an old…
Location: Hartford, CT

William Jones

DESERTED from Capt. Mattock's company, in Col. Chandler's regiment, one William Jones, belonging to Stockbridge, about 26 years of age, 5 feet 12 inches high, slim built, has on a blue outside jacket, leather breaches, and a beaver hat. Whoever will…
Location: Hartford, CT