Fugitive Slave Advertisement, New York, 1766

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New-York Gazette; or, the Weekly Post-Boy, December 25, 1766; published in Graham R. Hodges and Alan E. Brown, eds., Pretends to Be Free: Runaway Slave Advertisements from Colonial and Revolutionary New York and New Jersey (New York, 1994).

Describes various physical and behavioral characteristics of the fugitive slave. Typical of the advertisments placed in British colonial newspapers in North America and the Caribbean.