Robbery by Armed Bushrangers

The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser

16 June 1840

Twenty Pounds Reward.

Robbery by Armed Bushrangers.

Whereas, on the 6th Instant, Mr. William Newnham, my Superintendent, was returning from Yass to my Station on the Tumut, be was attacked by a Party of Armed Bushrangers who drugged him from his Horse, stripped and otherwise brutally treated him, robbing him also of Cash and Orders to the amount of Fifty four Pounds, a Mare, Bridle, and Saddle, &c. &c,.

I hereby offer the above Reward for information that may convict the perpetrators of the above outrage.

Five Pounds will also be given for the recovery of the Mare, a Dark Brown, branded PK on near shoulder, with a blaze on the face.

Jno. Tooth. Sydney, 15th June, 1840