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Sam - BRIL13

Title

Sam - BRIL13

Identifier

BRIL13

Subject

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

Source

South Carolina Gazette

Date

June 6, 1774

Trade

Bricklayer

Gender

Male

Enslaver

William Harvey

Home Location

Charleston, South Carolina

Events

1. Self-emancipated from William Harvey

Item Type

Advertisement

Notes

Sam self-emancipated about 1 year before William Harvey advertised for his return.

Transcription

RUN AWAY also, about a Year ago, a Mustee Fellow, named SAM , a Bricklayer, well-known in Town, and is supposed to be harboured about Ashley-Ferry, having a Wife at Doctor Hontur's where he has been several Times seen, and at Mr. William Scott's, by the Ferry, who owns his Father: FIFTY POUNDS Reward to any Person that will deliver him in the Work-House, to be paid by WILLIAM HARVEY

Files

Sam- BRIL13 - SC Gazette 6-6-1774 p3.jpg

Collection

Citation

, “Sam - BRIL13,” accessed August 11, 2022, https://archive.blackcraftspeople.org/items/show/18.

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