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Sampson - COO26

Title

Sampson - COO26

Identifier

COO26

Subject

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

Source

South Carolina Gazette

Date

March 16, 1762

Trade

Cooper

Gender

Male

Enslaver

William Miles

Home

William Miles's plantation at Horseshoe Savannah

Home Location

Horseshoe Savannah, Colleton County, South Carolina

Events

1. Self-emancipated from William Miles

Item Type

Advertisement

Transcription

RUN away from my plantation at Horse-Savannah the 8th inst.[of] March, a mustee fellow named SAMPSON, about five feet and an half high, and a cooper by trade, had on when he went away a white negro cloth jacket and breeches and a leather apron. Whoever takes up the said fellow and delivers him to the subscriber shall have five pounds and all reasonable charges.
WILLIAM MILES.

Files

Sampson - COO26 - 3-20-1762 p1.JPG

Collection

Citation

, “Sampson - COO26,” accessed August 11, 2022, https://archive.blackcraftspeople.org/items/show/214.

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