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Cuffie - COO46

Title

Cuffie - COO46

Identifier

COO46

Subject

African Americans--History, African Americans--History--To 1863, Artisans, Coopers and cooperage

Source

South-Carolina and American General Gazette

Date

May 5, 1775

Trade

Cooper

Gender

Male

Enslaver

John Manderson

Home Location

Cheraw District, South Carolina

Events

1. Self-emancipated from John Manderson

Item Type

Advertisement

Transcription

RUN Away from the subscriber, a NEGRO MAN named CUFFIE, of a yellow complexion, about five feet eight inches high, speaks good English, and is a cooper by trade, had on a wrapper of white plains, he has a permit to pass from Georgetown, with one blanket and three iron squares, to Spott Mill near Cheraws Courthouse, but the ticket is now out of date. Any person that will deliver the above runaway to the gaoler of Georgetown or Cheraws, or secure him in any other gaol in the province, shall receive a reward of TEN POUNDS, and all charges paid by me, living at Spott Mill near Cheraws Courthouse.
JOHN MANDERSON.
April 21, 1775.

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Citation

, “Cuffie - COO46,” accessed August 11, 2022, https://archive.blackcraftspeople.org/items/show/241.

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