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Sam - SHOE18

Title

Sam - SHOE18

Identifier

SHOE18

Subject

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

Source

South Carolina Gazette

Date

May 16, 1774

Trade

Shoemaker

Gender

Male

Enslaver

John Potter

Home Location

South Carolina

Events

1. Formerly enslaved by Plowdon Weston
2. Self-emancipated from John Potter

Item Type

Advertisement

Transcription

Ten Pounds Reward.
RUN AWAY from the Subscriber, on Easter-Monday last, a Mustee Fellow named SAM, by de a Shoemaker, a thick set Fellow, of a yellow Complexion; he formerly belonged to Mr. Plow-don Weston, and is well-known by the Name of SAM HOLLYBUSH; had on when he went away, a blue jacket and Trowsers, Check Shirt, and a white Hat; he is supposed to be gone towards Cainboy . Whoever takes up said Fellow, and brings him to me, shall receive the above Reward.
JOHN POTTER.

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Sam - SHOE18 - SC Gazette - May 16 1774.png

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Citation

, “Sam - SHOE18,” accessed August 11, 2022, https://archive.blackcraftspeople.org/items/show/277.

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