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Abraham - SHOE5

Title

Abraham - SHOE5

Identifier

SHOE5

Subject

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

Source

South Carolina Gazette

Date

February 1, 1752

Trade

Shoemaker

Gender

Male

Enslaver

Rawlins Lowndes

Home Location

Charleston, South Carolina

Events

1. Formerly enslaved by James Maxwell
2. Self-emancipated Rawlins Lowndes

Item Type

Advertisement

Transcription

ABSENTED himself on the 23d of January last, from the subscriber, a short well-set mustee slave, named Abraham, a shoemaker by trade, speaks very good English, hath a very smooth tongue, belonged lately to Mr. James Maxwell, and supposed to be gone toward St. John's parish, where his former master lived, and where he has many acquaintance. Whoever brings him to me in Charles-Town, shall have a reward of Five Pounds besides what is given by law, from
RAWLINS LOWNDES

Files

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Citation


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