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Bob - CAR22

Title

Bob - CAR22

Identifier

CAR22

Subject

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

Source

South Carolina Gazette

Date

February 23, 1760

Trade

Carpenters

Gender

Male

Enslaver

Samuel Wainwright

Home

Samuel Wainwright's Plantation at Horseshoe Savannah

Home Location

Horseshoe Savannah, Colleton County, South Carolina

Events

1. Formerly enslaved by Dr. John Hutchinson
2. Self-emancipated from Samuel Wainwright

Item Type

Advertisement

Transcription

RUN AWAY on the 24th of February last, from my plantation at Horse-Savannah, four negroes
formerly belonging to doctor John Hutchinson, deceased, and therefore supposed to be gone
towards Port-Royal, viz. three men and a boy, one of the men named BOB, this country born, is a
carpenter by trade; the two others Angola born, named TOM and PUNCH; the boy named BOB
has a scar on the side of his mouth. TEN POUNDS reward will be given to any person that
delivers Bob, the carpenter, to me, and three pounds for each of the others, besides reasonable
charges. SAMUEL WAINWRIGHT.

Files

Bob - CAR22 - SC Gazette 3-1-1760 p2.JPG

Collection

Citation


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