Newspaper:New London Gazette
Date:November 1, 1765
Transcription:Norwich, October 30, 1765.
RAN-away last night from the subscriber in Norwich, an Apprentice Boy named Thomas Avery, aged about 19 Years, is of midling stature, has black straight hair; had on and carried with him a lightish colour'd broad-cloth Coat, a brown ratteen Jacket, double Breasted, a pale blue lappell'd large Ditto, black leather Breeches, several check'd Shirts, and sundry other Cloathing: Whoever shall take up said runaway, and return him to the Subscriber, shall receive a Reward of Two Dollars, and all necessary Charges, from BENJA BUTLER.
N.B. As it's supposed he intends for the Seas, all Masters of Vessels are forbid to harbour or conceal him on penalty of the Law.