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Cuffee - SHICAR3

Title

Cuffee - SHICAR3

Identifier

SHICAR3

Subject

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

Source

South Carolina Gazette

Date

June 16, 1746

Trade

Ship Carpenter

Gender

Male

Enslaver

Thomas Smith

Events

1. Hired out to Men of War
2. Self-emancipated from Thomas Smith

Item Type

Advertisement

Transcription

RUN AWAY a Negro Man named Cuffee , belonging to the Estate of Mrs. Sarah Trate He is by Trade a Ship Carpenter, and has been for some Years past generally on board some of the Men of War, is a middle siz’d Fellow, of a yellowish Complexion, and wears a large Beard. Whoever ap-prehends and delivers him to the Warden of the Work House shall have 3 l Reward Whoever harbours or entertains him will be prosecuted by Thomas Smith

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Citation

, “Cuffee - SHICAR3,” accessed June 13, 2021, https://archive.blackcraftspeople.org/items/show/227.

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