The Virginia Gazette

October 20, 1752. Number 93. Page 2, Column 2

RAN away from the Subscriber, living in Fredericksburg, on the 27th Day of July last, a Servant Man, names Thomas Gray; he is about 36 Years of Age, of a brown Complexion, about 5 Feet 10 Inches high, a Cabinet maker and Joiner by Trade; had on when he went away an old Hat, a grizled Wig, a check'd Shirt, a Pair of light coloured Fustian Breeches, with flat Metal Buttons, black Stockings, and old Shoes without Buckles; but 'tis suppos'd may have changed his Dress; he is very talkative, much addicted to Drinking, and plays well on the Violin; was imported by Indenture from London in the Ship Rachel, Capt. Armstrong, this Summer, and is supposed to have gone towards North-Carolina, having been seen lately at Richmond Town on James River. Whoever apprehends and conveys him to me, shall have Thirteen Pistoles paid by

James Allan