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Francis - CAR85

Title

Francis - CAR85

Identifier

CAR85

Subject

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

Source

South Carolina Gazette and Country Journal

Date

June 2, 1772

Trade

Carpenter

Gender

Male

Enslaver

Benjamin Singellton

Home

Benjamin Singellton's Plantation

Home Location

Goose Creek, South Carolina

Events

1. Self-emancipated from Benjamin Singellton

Item Type

Advertisement

Transcription

RUN-AWAY a negro man named FRANCIS, by trade a carpenter, and used to work on board of vessels; he is six feet high, very black complexion, likely and handsome for his age, which is near fifty. He plays upon the fiddle, and is well known about Hobcaw, where he has a brother, and where it is supposed he is harboured. TEN POUNDS reward will be given to any person who will deliver the said fellow at my plantation at Goose-Creek, or to the warden of the work house in Charles-Town, by
BENJAMIN SINGELLTON.

Files

Francis - CAR85 - SC Gaz and CJournal - 6-2-1779 p3.JPG

Collection

Citation

, “Francis - CAR85,” accessed August 11, 2022, https://archive.blackcraftspeople.org/items/show/168.

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