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Old School Pimp, Samuel Anderson
Wants His Pockmarked Whore Back—That Wayfaring Bitch!

September 23, 1762

The Pennsylvania Gazette

RUN AWAY from the Subscriber, living in East Pennsborough Township, Cumberland County, on the 28th of June last,

A Servant Woman, named Catherine Farrell, but perhaps may call herself Pratt, or Hanley, about 24 Years of Age, of a low Stature, thick set, of a fair Complexion, has long light coloured Hair, tied behind, and pitted with the Smallpox: Had on, when she went away, a light coloured Linsey Woolsey Petticoat, and a Jacket of the same, with a Calicoe Ditto.

She was born in Ireland, and served some Time in Virginia, hath been out on the Campaign, [1] and known at Pittsburgh and Fort Bedford by the Name of Katie Pratt.

Whoever takes up and secures said Servant, so as her Master may have her again, shall have Three Pounds Reward, and reasonable Charges, paid by SAMUEL ANDERSON.


1. This girl sure as hell wasn’t fighting Shawnees and Delaware! She was a camp follower, rented out by her master to keep soldiers company. I’m sure she spent most her time with her hair “tied behind" since she apparently did not come back pregnant. They also doubled as nurses and laundresses and cooks. When Saint Clair’s army was wiped out in the 1790s the only survivor was a redheaded lass who outran the entire Shawnee Nation’s collective manpower! With any luck one of those brave boys rescued this lass from her sour daddy, who interestingly fails to mention that she's a tailor, a weaver a house keeper... was she, Big Daddy?

Stillbirth of a Nation: Caucasian Slavery in Plantation America: Part One

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