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Jack - COO6

Title

Jack - COO6

Identifier

COO6

Subject

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

Source

South Carolina Gazette

Date

February 14, 1743

Trade

Cooper

Gender

Male

Enslaver

Richard Tookerman

Home

Richard Tookerman's Plantation

Home Location

Goose Creek, South Carolina

Events

1. Self-emancipated from Richard Tookerman

Item Type

Advertisement

Transcription

RUN AWAY from Mr. Rich. Tookerman’s Plantation at Goose-Creek, a Negro Man named Hector, had on when he went away a white Negro Cloth Jacket and Breeches, is a Sawyer; also another Negro Man named Jack, cloathed in the same Manner as the other, is a Cooper. Whoever takes up and brings the said Negroes to their Master aforesaid, or to Mr. John Steele, Tavern-Keeper in Charlestown, shall have 5 Ł reward for each.

Files

Jack - COO6 - SC Gazette 2-14-1743 p4.JPG

Collection

Citation

, “Jack - COO6,” accessed August 11, 2022, https://archive.blackcraftspeople.org/items/show/193.

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