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Guy - COO49

Title

Guy - COO49

Identifier

COO49

Subject

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

Source

South-Carolina and American General Gazette

Date

December 3, 1779

Trade

Cooper

Gender

Male

Enslaver

John Eberly

Home Location

Charleston, South Carolina

Events

1. Self-emancipated from John Eberly

Item Type

Advertisement

Transcription

Two Hundred Dollard Reward.

Run away from the subscriber about three months ago a negro fellow named Guy, late the property of Samuel Fly, deceased, he is about 5 feet 6 inches high, between 18 or 19 years of age, he is a cooper by trade and is very well known in town and in Christ Church parish. I will give the above reward to any person that will apprehend and deliver him to the Warden of the Work house, or to me in Charlestown.

JOHN EBERLY.

Files

Guy - COO49 - SC and Amer Gen Gaz - 12-3-1779.JPG

Collection

Citation

, “Guy - COO49,” accessed August 10, 2022, https://archive.blackcraftspeople.org/items/show/244.

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