Jamaican Newspaper adverts

Kingston, Jamaica, 1781 TWENTY PISTOLES REWARD! RUN AWAY from the subscriber, about ten weeks ago, a short black felllow, of the Mindingo country, named CUPID. He is a fisherman by trade, and is marked WB on his right shoulder; was formerly the property of Mr. Philip Reid of Kingston, and was employed by him at Port Morant in the fishing business,.....He has been feed within these ten days at Port Morant; working with some white people as a Freeman; at which place, or Morant-Bay, he is now suposed to be._____Any person recognising him in Port-Morant gaol, shall be entitled to a Half Job reward; or if they will deliver him to the subscriber in Kingston, FIVE POUNDS reward. And if they can inform by whom he is harboured, if a white person (onw conviction), they shall receive the above reward, from W. BAILEY

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