Article Title:  The American Weekly Mercury

Article Date:  March 14 1739

Article Description: Robert NAILOR Breaks Out of Goal.

Article Text: 

Broke out of Newtown goal in Bucks County, in the night between the 27th and 28th of last month, a man named Robert NAILOR, confined on suspicion of felony, short and well set, smooth faced, thin beard, short light brown hair and wears a cap.  He had on an old light colour'd jacket double breasted, breeches of the same much worn and torn in the seat, yarn stockings and old shoes; he had also an old blue jacket.  He is a Joyner by trade.  It is supposed he will change his cloaths.

Whoever secures the said person so that he may be had again, shall have three pounds reward and reasonable charges, paid by John HART, Sheriff.

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