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RUN away from Colonel McDowell of Castle-Sempill, upon the 30th of January, a Negro Man, named CATO, alias JOHN; he is middle-aged, pretty tall, ill Legs, with squat or broad Feet: Any Person who apprehends him, or gives any Information of him to Colonel McDowell, or to Mr. Alexander Houston Merchant in Glasgow, shall have a sufficient Reward paid him. 

ID:r0051
Newspaper title:Glasgow Courant
Newspaper region:Central belt Scotland
Country:Scotland
Newspaper date:1 February 1748
Runaway date:30 January 1748
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Institution:Mitchell Library (Glasgow)
Given name:Cato
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Also known as:John
Racial descriptor:Negro
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Age:middle-aged
Gender:male
Height:pretty tall
Physical characteristics:ill Legs, with squat or broad Feet
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Accused of crime:no
Warning notice:no
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Ran from region:Central belt Scotland
Ran from specified:Castle-Sempill
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Owner:Colonel McDowell
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Owner address:Castle-Sempill
Name of contact:Colonel McDowell; Mr. Alexander Houston
Contact occupation:- ; merchant
Contact address:Castle-Sempill; Glasgow
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Other reward:a sufficient Reward
Total reward:a sufficient Reward
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