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Abraham - CAB1

Title

Abraham - CAB1

Identifier

CAB1

Subject

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

Source

South Carolina Gazette

Date

January 1, 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

Run-Away, on Christmas-Day last, A NEGRO MAN, named Abraham. He is five Feet six Inches high, about Twenty-seven Years of Age, a Cabinet-Maker by Trade, and was formerly the Property of Mr. Stephen Townshend; Had on when he went away a blue Negro Cloth Coatee, a light or Drab coloured short round Jacket and Breeches.----- Ten Pounds Reward, and reasonable Charges, will be paid on the Delivery of him to me in Charles-Town. If harboured by a white Person, a Reward of Forty Pounds will be given on Conviction of the Offender; and if by a Negro, Ten.
JOHN FISHER.

Files

Abraham - CAB1 - SC Gazette 1-7-1773 p2.JPG

Collection

Citation

, “Abraham - CAB1,” accessed June 13, 2021, https://archive.blackcraftspeople.org/items/show/23.

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