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Peter - CAB2

Title

Peter - CAB2

Identifier

CAB2

Subject

African Americans--History, African Americans--History--To 1863, African American cabinetmakers, Cabinetmakers

Source

South Carolina Gazette

Date

March 22, 1773

Trade

Cabinetmaker

Gender

Male

Enslaver

John Fisher

Home

John Fisher's Home in Charleston

Home Location

Charleston, South Carolina

Events

1. Formerly enslaved by Stephen Townsend
2. Self-emancipated from John Fisher

Item Type

Advertisement

Transcription

Fifty Pounds Reward
RUNAWAY
From the SUBSCRIBER, on Tuesday last, A NEGRO-FELLOW, named PETER, of the Guinea Country, about Twenty-Seven Years old, middle sized, well made, speaks very bad English, but is active and artful; a Cabinet-Maker by Trade, and was formerly the Property of Mr. Stephen Townsend. - The subscriber is apprehensive that he is concealed on board of some Vessel, and hereby cautions all Masters of Vessels from carrying him off, and others from harbouring him, as such Offenders may depend on being prosecuted.
The above Reward, and all reasonable Expences, shall be paid on his being delivered to me in Charles-Town.
March 20th, 1773
JOHN FISHER
N. B. If he returns, he will be forgiven.

Files

Peter - CAB 2 - SC Gazette 3-22-1773 p3.JPG

Collection

Citation

, “Peter - CAB2,” accessed June 13, 2021, https://archive.blackcraftspeople.org/items/show/22.

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