[Untitled advertisement]

Woodstock, Hyde County. RAN away from the subscriber the 12th of October last, a negro fellow named SCOTLAND, about 37 years of age, and about 5 feet 8 inches high, well set, speaks very good English, one of his legs and ancle[sic] is remarkably larger than the other occasioned by a sprain; he is suspected to be with a negro fellow named Peter, belonging to Samuel Smith, who ran away at the same time: He had on when he went away, a blue thick cloth jacket and trowsers, but carried with him several other cloaths[sic] of different colours. Whoever apprehends and secures him, so that I may have him again, shall be generously rewarded, besides paying reasonable charges. Jonathan Jasper. November 10th, 1769.

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

Publication information

3 people are documented within NC.CRA.93.17691110.4.557
Name Role in document
Jonathan Jasper Placing Ad
Scotland Slave
Jonathan Jasper Slaveholder