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Advertisement by Denis de Cottineau concerning the desertion of French sailors [as printed in the North-Carolina Gazette]
Cottineau, Denis Nicholas de
March 05, 1778
Volume 13, Page 389

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North Carolina Gazette March 27, 1778.

Beaufort March 5.

Notice is hereby given that the commander of the ship Ferdinand promises a reward of twenty-five dollars to any person or persons who will take up any French sailor or sailors that may run away twelve miles from said ship, and deliver them to the commanding officer at Beaufort, who will likewise pay the necessary expence.