Date:August 19, 1765
Location:Fish Kill, NY
Transcription:TEN DOLLARS REWARD.
RAN away from the subscriber, a Negro man named Peter, aged about 25 years. Took with him a blue coat, and a blue camblet vest, a blue cut Manchester pair of breeches, and some other cloathing. The said Negro was bred at Long Island, is of a clear black, speaks good English, and is about 5 feet 6 inches high. Also a white apprentice boy, aged 15 named Henry Wiltse, had on when he went away a light colur'd, homespun jacket, a striped linen under jacket, blue ever-lasting breeches, tow trowsers, a small brim'd felt hat, bound with ferret, light colour'd hair tied in his neck, black eyes. Whoever shall take up said Negro and boy, and secure them so that their master can have them shall be entitled to the above reward, and all necessary charges paid,
By JAMES WILTSE.
Fish Kills, July 21st, 1765.