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London - BRIL14

Title

London - BRIL14

Identifier

BRIL14

Subject

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

Source

The Gazette of the State of South Carolina

Date

October 21, 1777

Trade

Bricklayer

Gender

Male

Enslaver

Thomas Farr

Home

Thomas Farr's Plantation in St. Mark's Parish

Home Location

St. Mark's Parish, Sumter County, South Carolina

Events

1. Formerly enslaved by Mr. Thomas
2. Hired out to Mr. Horbeck in Charles Town
3. Self-emancipated from Thomas Farr

Item Type

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Transcription

RUN away from my plantation in Saint Mark's parish, a negro man named London , a Bricklayer by trade; he did formerly belong to the late Mr. Thomas Life, deceased, and served his time to Mr. Horbeck in Charles-Town, where he has worked ever since, until lately, and where he is well known: As he has lately been frequently seen in town, I have reason to believe, that he is harboured by some person in it.—Whoever will apprehend the said negro man London , and deliver him to me, or the Warden of the Work-house, shall receive Ten Pounds reward. And any person who will give me information, by whom he is harboured or employed, shall receive Twenty Pounds, upon conviction of the offender.

THOMAS FARR

Files

London - BRIL14 - The Gazette of the State of South Carolina 10-21-1777 p1.JPG

Collection

Citation

, “London - BRIL14,” accessed May 16, 2021, https://archive.blackcraftspeople.org/items/show/19.

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