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Tom - TAN11

Title

Tom - TAN11

Identifier

TAN11

Subject

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

Source

South Carolina and American General Gazette

Date

February 3, 1775

Trade

Tanner

Gender

Male

Enslaver

Elizabeth Chanler

Home Location

Charleston, South Carolina

Events

1. Self-emancipated from Elizabeth Chanler

Item Type

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Transcription

RUN away the 20th of January last, TWO NEGRO MEN, vz. TOM an elderly fellow, by trade a tanner, about five feet six inches high, had on when he went away on all blue jacket and trowsers, a red under jacket, and a silk handkerchief tied about his head; the other named Edinburgh, a young likely fellow, about five feet eight inches high, had on two blue jackets and a pair of trowsers almost new; they carried with them a basket full of cakes, with a white cloth marked S G, and a piece of blue Negro cloth. Whoever will did very said Negroes to me in Charlestown no the Warden of the Work house, shall received FIVE POUNDS reward, which all reasonable charges, from
ELIZABETH CHANLER.

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Citation

, “Tom - TAN11,” accessed August 11, 2022, https://archive.blackcraftspeople.org/items/show/317.

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