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Moon - CAR58

Title

Moon - CAR58

Identifier

CAR58

Subject

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

Source

State Gazette of South Carolina

Date

May 5, 1785

Trade

Carpenter

Gender

Male

Enslaver

John Singellton

Home

John Singellton's Plantation

Home Location

Georgetown, South Carolina

Events

1. Self-emancipated from John Singellton

Item Type

Advertisement

Transcription

Run away

From the Subscriber, the following Slaves, viz.

HECTOR of a yellowish complexion absconded when the British troops were in Charlestown, about 5 and a half feet high, about 32 years of age, very artful, and has lately been seen in Charlestown.

Moon, a dark Mulatto, about 5 and one half feet high, between 35 & 40 years of age, a carpenter by trade, plays the violin & well known in the city. He absconded in April, 1784.

Joe about 5 feet high, a cooper by trade, yellowish complexion, very artful, has lost one of his fore teeth, and is about 25 years of age; he has a wife at the plantation of the late Capt. Thomas Tucker in St. Andrew Parish, near Wappoo Cut, where he was lately seen. Five Guineas for each delivered t the Subscriber 15 miles from Georgetown.

John Singellton.

Collection

Citation

, “Moon - CAR58,” accessed August 11, 2022, https://archive.blackcraftspeople.org/items/show/176.

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