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Lymus - SHOE10

Title

Lymus - SHOE10

Identifier

SHOE10

Subject

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

Source

South Carolina Gazette

Date

February 6, 1762

Trade

Shoemaker

Gender

Male

Enslaver

Stephen Townsend

Home Location

Charleston, South Carolina

Events

1. Self-emancipated from Stephen Townsend

Item Type

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Transcription

RUN away the 23d ult, a negro fellow named LYMUS, by trade a shoemaker, he is about six feet high, and had on when he went away, a blue degro cloth jacket and trowsers. Whoever takes up said negro, and delivers him to the warden of the work-house, or to the subscriber in Charles-Town, shall receive a reward of five pounds and all lawful charges.
STEPHEN TOWNSEND.

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Citation

, “Lymus - SHOE10,” accessed August 10, 2022, https://archive.blackcraftspeople.org/items/show/270.

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