Thomas Shaw, Apprentice

THOMAS SHAW, Apprentice to William Hodges of Thurmaston in the County of Leicester, Framework-knitter, absented from his Master’s Service on Sunday the 11th of this instant December. He’s a thick set Boy, about 11 Years old, fresh Complexion, light Hair, thick coarse Lips, had on a darkish Coat, metal Buttons, a small checked Waistcoat, and old pair of Leather Breeches, a pair of black Stockings, the Legs footed with grey, was born at Newtown in Leicestershire.
++All persons are hereby discharged from harbouring the said Boy; And any Person who will bring him to his said Master, or give Notice where he may be found, shall be satisfied for their trouble.