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Jack - SHICAR10

Title

Jack - SHICAR10

Identifier

SHICAR10

Subject

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

Source

South Carolina Gazette and Country Journal

Date

May 25, 1773

Trade

Ship Carpenter

Gender

Male

Enslaver

Valentine Lynn

Home Location

Charleston, South Carolina

Events

1. Hired out in Charleston, South Carolina
2. Self-emancipated from Valentine Lynn

Item Type

Advertisement

Transcription

RUN-AWAY from the Subscriber, sometime in Nov-ember last, a well set Negro Man, named JACK, about 5 Feet 8 Inches high, very black, and has lost one of his fore Teeth from the lower Jaw, a Mark down the Middle of his Forehead, and has formerly worked at the Ship-Carpenters Trade in Charles-Town, where 'tis supposed he is now harboured, as he has been seen several Times on White-Point. This is to offer a Reward of Fifty Pounds Currency, to any Person that will prove he is harboured by a white Person, and Ten Pounds if by a Negro, or Twenty Pounds Currency, if delivered to the Warden of the Work House, or to
VALENTINE LYNN

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Citation

, “Jack - SHICAR10,” accessed June 13, 2021, https://archive.blackcraftspeople.org/items/show/237.

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