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Ben - CAR36

Title

Ben - CAR36

Identifier

CAR36

Subject

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

Source

South Carolina Gazette

Date

May 24, 1770

Trade

Carpenter

Gender

Male

Enslaver

George Porter

Home

George Porter's Plantation at Beech Hill

Home Location

Dorchester County, South Carolina

Events

1. Formerly enslaved by John Stevenson
2. Self-emancipated from George Porter

Item Type

Advertisement

Transcription

RUN AWAY from the Subscribet's Plantation at BEACH-HILL, a black NEGRO FELLOW, named BEN, Formerly the Property of JOHN STEVENSON, very much Pock-frecken, and can work a little at the Carpenter’s Business. He is well-made, about 5 Feet 7 Inches high. Whoever delivers the said Fellow to me at Dorchester, or to the Warden of the Work-House, shall receive THREE POUNDS Reward.
GEORGE PORTER.

Files

Ben - CAR36 - 5-24-1770 p1.JPG

Collection

Citation


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