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Frank - SHOE22

Title

Frank - SHOE22

Identifier

SHOE22

Subject

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

Source

South Carolina and American General Gazette

Date

March 16, 1772

Trade

Shoemaker

Gender

Male

Enslaver

Isaac Nichols

Home Location

South Carolina

Events

1. Hired out to Henry Fletcher
2. Self-emancipated from Josiah Perry

Item Type

Advertisement

Transcription

RUN away, a MULATTO MAN by name FRANK, belonging to the estate of Isaac Nichols, a SHOEMAKER by trade, was at work with Mr. Henry Fletcher when he went away, carried several suits of cloaths with him, and his shoemaking tools, and is thought will make for the back parts of this province and pass for a free man ; he is about five feet eight inches high, has a down look: TEN POUNDS currency will be paid by me to any person that will take up and deliver the said Mulatto man to me or to the Warden of the Work-house in Charlestown ; and a further reward of FIFTY POUNDS currency will be paid by me to any person that will give information of the said Mulatto man being harboured by any white man, on conviction of the offender. JOSIAH PERRY.

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Citation

, “Frank - SHOE22,” accessed July 29, 2021, https://archive.blackcraftspeople.org/items/show/281.

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