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Mingo - COO8

Title

Mingo - COO8

Identifier

COO8

Subject

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

Source

South Carolina Gazette

Date

May 4, 1747

Trade

Cooper

Gender

Male

Enslaver

Christopher Gadsden

Home Location

Charleston, South Carolina

Events

1. Formerly enslaved by John Atchison
2. Self-emancipated from Christopher Gasden

Item Type

Advertisement

Transcription

Run away from the Subscriber, a likely, tall and slim Mustee Fellow, named Mingo, about 20 Years old, and lately belonged to Mr. John Atchison of Santee, is a Cooper by Trade. Whoever brings him to me, or carries him to the Work-house, shall have 5 Ł Reward besides lawful Charges; and whoever gives Information of any Person's employing the said Fellow, so as he may be convicted thereof, shall have 10 Ł Reward of

Christopher Gadsden

Files

Mingo - COO8 - SC Gazette 5-11-1747 p4.JPG
Mingo - COO8 - SC Gazette 8-13-1750 p3.JPG

Collection

Citation

, “Mingo - COO8,” accessed August 11, 2022, https://archive.blackcraftspeople.org/items/show/195.

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