The Virginia Gazette

March 15, 1770. Number 201. Page 4, Column 2


RUN away from the subscriber, a tall slender Mulatto man named CHARLES EVANS: He was, I have been informed, formerly the property of Benjamin Waller, Esq; since which he got into Orange county, where, getting into gaol for debt, he was released by Col. William Taliaferro, for which he bound himself for the life of the said Col. Taliaferro, and was by him sold to Mr. William Walker, and last year hired to Capt. George Weedon. Had on when he went away, a red jacket, an under ditto, oznabrigs shirt, leather breeches, yarn stockings and new shoes, a tolerable good hat, and has sundry other cloaths. I believe he has lost one of his fore teeth, has grey eyes, and rather a brighter Mulatto than common; he is acquainted on James river, and his being a notorious villian occasion my advertising him, to caution every person harbouring or entertaining him; and that he may be apprehended, dealt with, and conveyed as the law directs to