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Jack Brown - SHICAR7

Title

Jack Brown - SHICAR7

Identifier

SHICAR7

Subject

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

Source

South Carolina Gazette

Date

February 4, 1773

Trade

Ship Carpenter

Gender

Male

Enslaver

John Remington

Home Location

Charleston, South Carolina

Events

1. Formerly enslaved by David Brown
2. Hired out by John Remington
3. Self-emancipated from John Remington

Item Type

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Transcription

RUN AWAY ,
From the Person to whom he was hired,
A NEGRO MAN SLAVE,
Formerly the Property of David Brown, Shipwright, deceased, and is known by the Name of JACK BROWN: He is about five Feet ten Inches high, well set; had on a blue Surtout. Who-ever will deliver him to the Warden of the Work-House, shall have FORTY SHILLINGS Reward, and TEN POUNDS on due Proof of any Person harbouring or employing him. He is well known in Charles-Town , and works at the Ship-Carpenter's Trade.
JOHN REMINGTON 

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Citation

, “Jack Brown - SHICAR7,” accessed June 13, 2021, https://archive.blackcraftspeople.org/items/show/234.

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