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RUN AWAY,
From Dent in Yorkshire, on Monday the 28th of Aug last. THOMAS ANSON, a Negro Man, about five Feet six Inches High, aged 20 Years or upwards, and broad set. Whoever will bring the said Man back to Dent, or give any Information that he may be had again, shall receive a handsome Reward from Mr. Edmund Sill of Dent, or Mr. David Kenyon, Merchant in Liverpool.

ID:r0641
Newspaper title:Williamson’s Liverpool Advertiser and Mercantile Register
Newspaper region:North West England
Country:England
Newspaper date:8 September 1758
Runaway date:28 August 1758
Page number:3
Institution:Liverpool Library (Liverpool)
Given name:Thomas
Given surname:Anson
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Racial descriptor:Negro
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Age:>20
Gender:male
Height:66
Physical characteristics:broad set
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Accused of crime:no
Warning notice:no
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Ran from region:North East England
Ran from specified:Dent in Yorkshire
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Name of contact:Mr. Edmund Sill; Mr. David Kenyon
Contact occupation:- ; Merchant
Contact address:Dent; Liverpool
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Other reward:a handsome Reward
Total reward:a handsome Reward
Ad repeated in other newspapers:yes
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ibid. - 15th September, 1758.

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Notes:Thanks to Laurence Westgaph for the image for this advertisement.