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Dick - SHOE16

Title

Dick - SHOE16

Identifier

SHOE16

Subject

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

Source

South Carolina Gazette

Date

May 14, 1772

Trade

Shoemaker

Gender

Male

Enslaver

David Hopkins

Home

David Hopkins's house on the Broad River

Home Location

South Carolina

Events

1. Self-emancipated from David Hopkins
2. Passed for a free man

Item Type

Advertisement

Transcription

One Hundred Pounds Reward.
RUN AWAY, or STOLEN from the Sub-scriber, the 29th of September last, a mulatto Fellow, named DICK, of a middle Size, a little Bow-Kneed, a small Scar on his left Knee, and about Twenty Years of Age ; can work at the shoe marker's Business.—He has endeavored to pass by the Name of JOHN, or TOM MACKLIN. The last Accounts of him were from the Head of Tyger River, Where he was a couple of noted Villiant, George Bennet and Joseph Dosay, who have now a Hue and Cry after them. Any Person that will secure the said Slave, and deliver him to me on Broad River, near the Fifth Ford, shall receive the above Reward— He is a remarkable Whistler, and plays on the Violin.
DAVID HOPKINS

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Citation

, “Dick - SHOE16,” accessed August 10, 2022, https://archive.blackcraftspeople.org/items/show/275.

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