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Jack - SHICAR8

Title

Jack - SHICAR8

Identifier

SHICAR8

Subject

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

Source

South Carolina Gazette

Date

April 12, 1773

Trade

Ship Carpenter

Gender

Male

Enslaver

Mr. Linn

Home

Mr. Linn's Wharf at Hobcaw

Home Location

Hobcaw, Georgetown County, South Carolin

Events

1. Self-emancipated from Mr. Linn on March 26, 1773

Item Type

Advertisement

Transcription

RUN AWAY the 26th of March last,
From Mr. LINN'S Wharf at Hobcaw,
A NEGRO-FELLOW, named JACK, Of the Gambia Country, by Trade a Shipwright; a well-set Fellow, about Five Feet Six Inches high, walks a little lame with one Leg, and has a Scar on his left Thigh.—He is sup-posed to be somewhere in Charles-Town. Whoever will deliver him to Mr. LINN, at Hobcaw, or to the Warden of the Work-House, shall receive FIVE POUNDS Reward, and all reasonable charges.
N.B. All Masters of Vessels, and others, are hereby cau-tioned not to harbour, or carry him off the Province.

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Jack - SHICAR8 - SC Gazette - April 12 1773.png

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Citation

, “Jack - SHICAR8,” accessed June 13, 2021, https://archive.blackcraftspeople.org/items/show/235.

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