Run away

RUN AWAY, FROM the Subscriber, a Negro Fellow, named BUCK, calls himself Tom Buck, about 5 Feet high, 50 Years of Age, talks good English, has an uncommon flippant Tongue, full of Compliments, very spry, a cunning artful Fellow; had on when he went away, an Osnaburg Shirt and Trowsers, and a blue Dufil Jacket, had other Cloaths with him. Whoever secures the said Negro, and gives me Notice, shall have FORTY SHILLINGS reward, and (?). JOHN HANCOCK. JOSEPH HANCOCK Woodstock, August 18th, 1774.

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Date(s) of departure
Woodstock, NC
County(s) of residence
Hyde County
Presumed destination(s)

Publication information

6 people are documented within NC.CRA.93.17740902.4.1605
Name Role in document
John Hancock Placing Ad
Joseph Hancock Placing Ad
Buck Slave
Slave alias
John Hancock Slaveholder
Joseph Hancock Slaveholder