North Carolina deserter Descriptions 1755
Lancafter, May 26. 1 75 5. DEferted from his majefly's company of ' foldier s from No, th - Carolina, commanded by Edward Brice.Dcbbs, Ef; when cn their march to Willi's Creek, on the jytbinfiant, the five following recruits, viz. " John Giggs, a Dutchman, about 33 years of age, 6 feet high, and is prong made : He wore his hair when he went off, and had on long trowfers, and a brown jacket. 1 Jeptba Hetberington, born in Carolina, is about 20 years cf age, 6 feet 3 inches high, well made, and a little mar k'd with tbe fmall - pox, W illiam Riely, born in England, about 28 years of age, 5 feet 7 inches and an half high, is fmcoth faced, and has hort black bair. John Maxedon, born in Carolina, about 28 years of age 5 feet 9 inches and a half high, is fmootb faced, and has hort black bair. John Rawlins, born in the Jerfeys, about 7.f years of age, sfeet, 7 inches and a half high, has afbrown freckled face, and is rrarktf with the f mall - pox: Had on an old brown coat, a red waiftcoit, and leather breeches : The reji bad cn their Regimental:, which is blue coats, with red lapels, and blue breeches. Whoever takes up and fecures faid defer ters in any of bis mojejlfs goals, and fends a fpeedy account thereof by the Pofl to their commanders, or brings them to Willi's Creek, (ball have Two Pinoles reward for each, and tea - fonable charges, paid by Ed wa rd Bkice Dobbs. N. B. The above dtferters fiole and took with them five wjggm borfes, and their arms, and it is fuppofed are gone into Penrfyl - vania.