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Dublin - BRIM1

Title

Dublin - BRIM1

Identifier

BRIM1

Subject

African Americans--History, African Americans--History--To 1863, Artisans

Source

South Carolina Gazette

Date

August 24, 1767

Trade

Brickmaker

Gender

Male

Enslaver

William Hopton

Home

William Hopton's brickyard at Starvegut Hall Plantation

Home Location

Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

Events

1. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2. Formerly enslaved by James White in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
3. Formerly enslaved by Josiah Parvezole at Cross Creek, North Carolina
4. Formerly enslaved by John Bohannon of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
5. Formerly enslaved by John Roy of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
6. Formerly enslaved by John M'Clenachan of Charles Town, South Carolina
7. Sold at Public Vendue to William Hopton
8. Self-emancipated from William Hopton

Associated Locations

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Cross Creek, North Carolina
Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
Charleston, South Carolina

Item Type

Advertisement

Transcription

RUN away from the subscriber's brick yard, at Wando, in Christ-Church parish on Monday the 17th of August instant, a NEGRO a man called DUBLIN , a black well set fellow, about five feet seven inches high; has a large scar on one of his cheeks, speaks good English, has a grum voice, and bold countenance; can mould bricks. He was born at Philadelphia, and belonged to one James White there, who sold him to Josiah Parvezole of Cross Creek in North Carolina, who sold him to John Bohannon of Mecklenburgh county, and he to John Roy of the same county, and he to James M'Clenachan of Charles Town, of whom the subscriber bought him, at public vendue, in June last. It is supposed he will make for North-Carolina. Whoever will apprehend him, and deliver him to the subscriber in Charles-Town, or to the warden of the work house, shall have Twenty Pounds reward besides the charges allowed by law.

August 19, 1767

WILLIAM HOPTON

Files

Dublin - BRIM1 - SC Gazette 8-24-1767 p2.JPG

Collection

Citation

, “Dublin - BRIM1,” accessed October 20, 2020, http://archive.blackcraftspeople.org/items/show/20.

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