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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 or Wig, had on when he went away, a Butternut coloured Waistcoat, and a pair short wide Trowsers, and a red Great Coat - Abraham Curtis of Suffield, committed ofr Debt, is about 35 Years of Age, about 5 Feet 10 Inches high, a thick, well set Man, wore his own black short Hair, and had on a blue Great Coat, a blue Waistcoat, and check Shirt and Trowsers - John Grant a transient Person commited for Burglary, and has not yet had his Trial, is 28 Years of Age, about 5 Feet 6 Inches high, has lost the Sight of one of his Eyes, yellowish coloured Hair, had on an old short blue Coat, check'd Woolen Shirt, and an old pair of Leather Breeches, and a pair old Leggins and old Shoes. Whoever will take up either of the above Persons, and return them to the above Goal from whence they escaped, shall have Twenty Shillings Reward each for Wadsworth and Curtis, and for Grantn Forty Shillings, paid by, Ely Warner, Goaler, Hartford, June 17, 1772.
Ely Warner, advertisement for Elisha Wadsworth, Abraham Curtis, and John Grant, Connecticut Courant, July 7, 1772, accessed July 2, 2020, https://wesomeka.wesleyan.edu/runawayct/items/show/4489.