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Glasgow - CAR91

Title

Glasgow - CAR91

Identifier

CAR91

Subject

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

Source

South Carolina Gazette

Date

January 19, 1749

Trade

Carpenter

Gender

Male

Enslaver

Richard Lake

Home

Richard Lake's Lake Farm Plantation on the Ashley River

Home Location

Ashley River, South Carolina

Events

1. Formerly enslaved by Thomas Cheesman
2. Self-emancipated from Richard Lake

Item Type

Advertisement

Transcription

RUN AWAY from the subscriber, a short black negro fellow named Glasgow, by trade a carpenter had on new white negro cloth cloaths, supposed to be harbour'd in Charlestown; And a black short fellow, named Titus, had on also new cloaths and a shirt; both formerly belonging to Mr. Thomas Cheesman. Titus supposed to be harbour'd near mr. Pendarvis or mr. William Flood's plantations. Whoever delivers them to their master at Lake-Farm on Ashley-River or into the work-house, shall have 1. reward of

Richard Lake.

Who will give great encouragement to an overseer that has good recommendations, especially if he has a white that can manage a Dairy, &c.

Files

Glasgow - CAR91 - SC Gazette - 1-19-1749.JPG

Collection

Citation

, “Glasgow - CAR91,” accessed July 26, 2021, https://archive.blackcraftspeople.org/items/show/181.

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