January 14, 1769.
STRAYED or stolen from Mr. Hunter's ferry at Fredericksburg, on Thursday night last, a light sorrel MARE, with a large blaze in her face, white man and tail, about four feet 8 inches high, 8 years old, with a half worn saddle and bridle. Whoever takes up the said mare and saddle and bring them to me at Rappahannock forge, shall have 10s reward, and if stolen, and the thief convicted 40s besides what the law allows.
N.B. The said mare is shod all around, and has no brand or ear mark.