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Joseph Williams - TAI3

Title

Joseph Williams - TAI3

Identifier

TAI3

Subject

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

Source

South Carolina Gazette

Date

October 11, 1770

Trade

Tailor

Gender

Male

Enslaver

Thomas Eustace

Home

Thomas Eustace's house on King Street

Home Location

Charleston, South Carolina

Events

1. Self-emancipated from Thomas Eustace

Item Type

Advertisement

Transcription

RUNAWAY from the Subscriber, on Wed-nesday the 3rd of Oct. Instant, a NEGRO FELLOW, named JOSEPH WILLIAMS, a Taylor by Trade, five Feet six Inches high, very well known both in Town and Country:— He is a very sensible, sly, artful Fellow, and roguishly incli-ned, whereby it is probable he may attempt to pass as free : I do thereby forewarn any Person whatsoever, from harboring, entertaining, or employing said Fellow ; and also Masters of Vessels, from carrying him off the Province, as he is bound to me, by Bill of Sale, for five Years, before JOHN NEVIN, Esq. Whoever will deliver him to the Subscriber, in King-Street, shall receive a GUINEA Reward ; and if any Person can prove his being harbored by a white Person, shall receive TWENTY POUNDS Reward, if by a Negro, FIVE POUNDS;- to be paid on Conviction.
THOMAS EUSTACE.

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