Runaway ad for Harry, by Lambert DeCamp

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Identifier
NJS-SRC-00672
Source Type
Runaway Advertisement
Item
Runaway ad for Harry, by Lambert DeCamp
Headline
Ten Dollars Reward
Publication
Federalist & New-Jersey State Gazette
Place of Publication
Trenton
Date of Issue
19 January 1802
Date Submitted
6 January 1802
Transcript
Ten Dollars Reward

RANAWAY on the 2nd or 3rd instant, from Mr. Lambert D Camp, living in Rahway, near Bridgetown, Middlesex County, a negro named HARRY about 21 years old, about 5 feet 9 or 10 inches high, stout male, middling dark complexion, with a scar on his left hand, occasioned by inoculation of the small-pox -- Had on and took with him, a new rorum hat, a great coat, tight coat, waistcoat and trousers, all home-spun, mixed black and white, and new; also a striped linen under waistcoat, also two pair of stockings, and two pair of shoes, one of calf skin, new; also a striped woolen shirt, blue and white, one do linen, white. Whoever will apprehend said negro, and deliver him to the subscriber, or confine him in any gaol so that he may be had, shall be entitled to the above reward and all reasonable charges by me.

LAMBERT D CAMP
Rahway, Middlesex County, Jan. 6, 1802. 31-3W
Language
English
Record Contributor
Kate Jackson

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