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Pompy - COO18

Title

Pompy - COO18

Identifier

COO18

Subject

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

Source

South Carolina Gazette

Date

October 7, 1756

Trade

Cooper

Gender

Male

Enslaver

Thomas Bonny

Home

Thomas Bonny's Plantation at Ponpon

Home Location

Ponpon/Jacksonboro, Colleton County, South Carolina

Events

1. Self-emancipated from Thomas Bonny

Item Type

Advertisement

Transcription

RUN away from Mr. Thomas Bonny’s plantation at Ponpon, a negro man named Pompy, a cooper by trade; he is of a middle size, aged about 40 years, speaks good English, and a sensible fellow; he is supposed to be harboured about Charles Town. Any Person that takes him up, and delivers him to the overseer on the said plantation, or to me, shall have 5 pounds reward. Robert Raper.

Files

Pompy - COO18 - SC Gazette 10-7-1756 p3.JPG

Collection

Citation

, “Pompy - COO18,” accessed August 11, 2022, https://archive.blackcraftspeople.org/items/show/205.

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