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Wm Durrem NYC Irish Servant 30, Master Bavard
Posted by: Cyber Angel (ID *****0850) Date: May 12, 2008 at 06:23:19
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Spotted this on Newspaper abstract site by Gigimo
Article Title: The New York Weekly Journal
Article Date: January 18 1741
Article Description: Servant Named William DURREM Runs Away From His Master, Samuel BAVARD.
Article Text:
William DURREM is run away from his Master, Sam. BAVARD, of the City of New York, he is an Irish servant, about 30 years of age, had on when he went away a dark drab cloath coat, red shaloon lining, and large brass buttons; he endeavoured to enlist for Cuba, but being disappointed, he said he would ship himself with any other vessel. Therefore public notice is hereby given to all persons not to entertain the said servant in order to convey him away, and all Masters of vessels are forewarned not to transport the said servant, for they will be sued upon the bond for their clearance.

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