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Jack - CAU4

Title

Jack - CAU4

Identifier

CAU4

Subject

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

Source

Royal South-Carolina Gazette

Date

July 6, 1780

Trade

Caulker

Gender

Male

Enslaver

John Russell

Home

John Russell's House at No 2, Bedon's Alley

Home Location

Charleston, South Carolina

Events

1. Self-emancipated from John Russell

Item Type

Advertisement

Transcription

Twenty Dollars Reward.

RUN-AWAY from the subscriber the 3rd inst. a Negro man, named JACK, by trade a caulker, and understands a little axe work, about 22 years of age, 5 feet 7 inches high; he is very remarkable for his great toe having grown over his second toe, speaks tolerable good English, had on when he went away a pair of duck trowsers and an Osnabrig shirt, supposed to have gone on board some vessel in the harbour. All masters of transports and other vessels hereby warned not to harbour the said Negro, as they shall ____ ____ at their peril.

JOHN RUSSELL.
No. 2, Bedon's Alley

N.B. He is remarkably black.

Files

Jack - CAU4 - Royal South Carolina Gazette - 7-6-1780.jpg

Collection

Citation

, “Jack - CAU4,” accessed September 19, 2021, https://archive.blackcraftspeople.org/items/show/185.

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