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View and analyze these advertisements from the Virginia Gazette newspaper for runaway servants and runaway slaves.
You must use both servant and slave advertisements from 2 of the 3 links below.
Demonstrate to me you read the advertisements by using examples and illustrations from these ads.
--You must show you read at least 2 ads for runaway servants and 2 ads for runaway slaves. ( 4 ads in all).
Use ads illustrations and examples from different advertisements and use at least 2 links below.
Cite the source by specific date,

Answer these 2 questions:

1) After reading the advertisements, what did you learn about runaways, both servants and slaves? Cite the specific ad or ads (month and year). Be specific.
2) What surprised you? (Be specific) Cite the specific ad or ads, month and year
runaway servant and slave ads from September 1737 (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
runaway servant and slave ads from February 1738 (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
runaway servant and slave ads from September 1745 (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

Definitions of terms used in the ads

See these links for definition of pistole reward (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. and a list for a full glossary of terms (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
Review the definitions and differences between slaves and indentured servants (servants). They are not the same.

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Analysis of the advertisements from the Virginia Gazette newspaper for runaway servants and
runaway slaves
Answer these two questions:
1) After reading the advertisements, what did you learn about runaways, both servants
and slaves? Cite the specific ad or ads (month and year). Be specific
After reading the advertisements provided on newspapers, I have learned that the
runaways, both servants and slaves were owned by the people announcing their runaways and
that the slaves and servants were looking for some freedom, (Virginia Gazette (Parks)
Williamsburg, From September 19 to September 26, 1745.)
The runaways ran from their subscribers, some with assistance from some other people.
For example, in the advertisement dated September 5 to September 12, 1745, in the Virginia
Gazette (Parks), a runaway slave is assisted where the person assisting him forged the signature
of the runaway’s subscriber, John Matthews.
The subscribers of these runaways always advertised the...


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