1769The Essex Gazette published an advertisement for the capture of Titus, an enslaved man on Cape Ann.People and Communities, African American History

Keyes, Carl Robert. “October 31.” The Adverts 250 Project, October 31, 2019. https://adverts250project.org/2019/10/31/october-31-4/.
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Titus was enslaved by Thomas Jacques, the son of the pastor of West Parish. Unfortunately, it appears that Titus was unsuccessful in his first attempt at freedom, as there were two additional advertisements for his capture in 1772 and 1773.

Keyes, Carl Robert. “October 31.” The Adverts 250 Project, October 31, 2019. https://adverts250project.org/2019/10/31/october-31-4/. Hardy, Molly O’Hagan. Unfolding Histories: Cape Ann before 1900. Gloucester (MA): Cape Ann Museum, 2018.
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