Thursday, January 3, 2013

$20 Reward

American Friend, & Marietta Gazette, September 6, 1828

Absconded from this place, and from the employ of the subscriber, on Sunday night, the 3d of August, a man by the name of Thomas alias William Jones.  The said run-away took from the shop of the subscriber various articles of Shoe-makers tools, some wearing apparel, soal-leather, lined and bound uppers, one pair of Satinett or prunella lined and bound with ribbon, two pair of boots, with the initials D. G. stamped on the soals of them, and sundry other articles.  He is six feet in height, dark brown hair, his ears were boared with silk strings in them - a very good looking fellow - is very fond of gambling.  He had on when he went away, a fawn colored white hat with crape on it; blue coat, bennis cord pantaloons, of an ash color or white by washing, black silk waistcoat, or blue cloth.  The above reward will be paid by the undersigned to any man who will return the said thief and run-away to him in this place.

David Gilbert
Marietta, August 5th, 1828.

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