The Virginia Gazette

Thursday, January 16, 1746. Number 494. Page 4, Column 2.

Stray'd away in October last, from the pasture of Mr. John Gordon, near Fredericksburg, a black Gelding, branded on the neat Buttock HK, in a Piece; he has some Saddle-Spots on his Back, is of a middle Size, and paces well. Whoever brings the said Horse to Mr. John Mitchell, Merchant, in Fredericksburg, or to the Subscriber in Essex, shall be handsomely rewarded, by

Patrick Mitchell.