Click to Subscribe
▶  More from Ancient Combat
‘A Butcher by Trade’
An Indented Servant Man Has Stolen Himself and His Clothes!

In what kind of society does one keep prisoner butchers, lumber jacks and ditch diggers armed with exceedingly deadly implements?

In a police state, where he knows that the hand of every free man will be against him.

October 18, 1764

The Pennsylvania Gazette

RUN away from the Subscriber, living in Philadelphia, an Indented Servant Man, named Francis Campbell, about 20 Years of Age, 5 Feet 6 Inches high, born in Ireland, is of a dark Complexion, wears black hair, has a Scar on his right cheek, and is a Butcher by Trade;

had on, when he went away, a brown Broadcloth Coat, with fine Whitemetal Buttons, a red Plush Jacket, without Sleeves, and a Pair of Breeches of the same, a Pair of white striped Ditto, a Pair of light blue Worsted Stockings, a Pair or Silver buckles, and a red Flannel Jacket with Sleeves.

Whoever takes up and secures said Servant, so that his Master may have him again, shall have Three Pounds, Reward, paid by LODOWICK SINGIZER.

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

Add Comment