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Royal Artillery Regiment
Desertion Notice

DESERTED, from the Virginia company of black labourers, belonging to the royal artillery, viz.

   JAMES HERBERT, a mulatto, 5 feet 8 inches, about 26 years of age.

   ABRAHAM SHEPHERD, ditto, 5 feet 4 inches, 22 years of age.

   OLIVER PEARCE, a black, 5 feet 8 inches, 25 years of age.

   ROBERT TALBOT, ditto, 5 feet 5 inches, 30 years of age.

   MOSES AUSTED, a black, 5 feet 5 inches, 25 years of age.

Whoever will give information where the said deserters may be found, or against the persons who enticed or concealed them, shall, upon application at the Office of Ordnance, receive a handsome present, over and above the usual reward for apprehending deserters.

The Royal American Gazette, (New York), April 20th, 1779.

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