Virginia Gazette Deserter Ad

Virginia Gazette (Purdie)

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13 September 1776

DESERTED  from capt. Crump’s company in the Ist Virginia regiment LEWIS SMITH, about 5 feet 10 inches high, about 20 years of age, born in Brunswick county, and enlisted out of capt. Pelham’s minute company at York. Whoever apprehends the said deserter, and delivers him to ensign Minnis at Williamsburg, shall have TEN DOLLARS reward

MATTHEW SMITH, lieutenant