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Sampson - COO3

Title

Sampson - COO3

Identifier

COO3

Subject

African Americans--History, African Americans--History--To 1863, Artisans, Coopers and cooperage

Source

South Carolina Gazette

Date

February 1, 1739

Trade

Cooper

Gender

Male

Enslaver

Thomas Monck

Home

Thomas Monck's Plantation

Home Location

Goose Creek, South Carolina

Events

1. Self-emancipated from Thomas Monck

Item Type

Advertisement

Transcription

RUN AWAY on the 22d January last, a Negro Man, named Sampson, he was born at the Ponds Plantation, is a good Ploughman, and works a little at the Cooper’s Trade he is supposed to be harbour’d at some Plantation near Dorchester, having lately been seen thereabouts. Whoever can apprehend the said Fellow and brings him to Maurice Lewis Esq; in Charlestown, or to me at my Plantation in Goose Creek, shall receive the Sum of 5 Ł currency reward. Thomas Monck.

Files

Sampson - COO3 - SC Gazette 2-1-1739.JPG

Collection

Citation

, “Sampson - COO3,” accessed June 13, 2021, https://archive.blackcraftspeople.org/items/show/190.

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