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‘And Brings Her to Her Master’
Bent From Her Labors By Age 20, Barbara Anderson Has Runaway

July 19, 1764

The Pennsylvania Gazette

RUN away the 10th inst. from the Subscriber, living in Sadsbury Township, Chester County, a Servant Woman, named Barbara Anderson, aged about 20 years, middle Size, stoop shouldered, born in the North of Ireland;

had on, when she went away, a ruffled Shift, a blue quilted Petticoat, blue an white striped Cotton Gown, a Velvet Bonnet, a Pair of Cloth Shoes, and Linen Apron.

As she has a Brother in law, one John Lowden, near York Town, on the West Side of Sasquehanna, it is supposed she is gone that Way.

Whoever takes up the said Servant, and brings her to her Master, or secures her in any of His majesty Goals, shall have Thirty Shillings Reward, and reasonable Charges, paid by WILLIAM SIMONDS.

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

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