Advertisement, 1767 April 25


abstractCopy of an advertisement that promises a reward for the return of a stolen mare.

handwritingThe note is in Wheelock's hand, which is small, informal and occasionally difficult to decipher.

paperLong, thin strip of paper is in good condition, with light staining and wear.


Advertiſement. Stolen out of the Incloſure of William Peaſe of Kanajohare on Mohock River in the County of Albany  on the Evening following the of Septr Laſt. a Redrone Mare. better than 14 hands high — cd both pace & Trot — had a  short Tail — four white feet — Branded [illegible][guess: [illegible]D]. (being Durham^[illegible]^ Brand in the Colony of Connecticut.) She was Somewhat Hipd  on the right Side which was but little to be Seen when she was fat — She was five years old — and was then in the service  of M.r Sam.l Johnſon, a Member of Yale College, and also a member of the School Indian Charity School under the Care  of the Subſcriber — who He was then imployed as a School Maſter among the Mohocks — It was Strongly Suſpected that  she was Stolen by a young man a Shoemaker who had Said he belonged to Penſilvann and on or near to Seſquahanna  River, he was seen in Sd Paſtiure a little before y.e mare was miſsing and two or three Days after the both the man and Be^a^ſt  according to the Diſcription paſsed [illegible][guess: thro'] By [illegible][guess: Sapus] Mountain. Whoever will secure sd mare — and deliver her into the care of  the Rivd John Brainerd of mount Hollis in new Jerſie, or convey her to me shall have six Dollars Reward and all neceſsary Charges  paid by me Eleazar Wheelock 
Copy of Advertiſement  for ye Rogue y.t stole  S. Johnſonss Horſe  April 27. 1767.