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Dick - COO50

Title

Dick - COO50

Identifier

COO50

Subject

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

Source

South-Carolina and American General Gazette

Date

January 3, 1781

Trade

Cooper

Gender

Male

Enslaver

Sampson Clarke, No. 30 on the Bay

Home

Sampson Clarke's Home

Home Location

Charleston, South Carolina

Events

1. Formerly enslaved by William Sterling
2. Self-emancipated from Sampson Clarke

Item Type

Advertisement

Transcription

Run away from the subscriber, since the surrender of Charlestown, the following negroes, viz. Dick, a stout young fellow; Primus, a cooper by trade, formerly the property of Mr. William Sterling, of James Island; Apollo, a young boy much disfigured with the small pox, formerly the property of Capt. Thomas Chochran; Leena, a Bermuda born wench, with her child, formerly the property of Mr. Starnes, taylor; and Diana, a young wench, formerly the property of Mr. Hibben. Whoever will deliver any of the above mentioned negroes to the subscriber, shall receive a reward of Five Guineas for each slave.
SAMPSON CLARKE,
No. 30 on the Bay.
January 1st, 1781.

Files

Dick - COO50 - SC and Amer Gen Gaz - 1-3-1781.JPG

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Citation

, “Dick - COO50,” accessed August 11, 2022, https://archive.blackcraftspeople.org/items/show/245.

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