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Joshua - TAN12

Title

Joshua - TAN12

Identifier

TAN12

Subject

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

Source

South Carolina and American General Gazette

Date

August 21, 1776

Trade

Tanner

Gender

Male

Enslaver

Edmond Fitzpatrick

Home Location

Charleston, South Carolina

Events

1. Formerly enslaved by James Stewart
2. Hired out to Mr. Hopton's tan yard
3. Self-emancipated from Edmond Fitzpatrick

Item Type

Advertisement

Transcription

RUN Away from the subscriber sometime ago, a Negro Fellow named JOSHUA, or JOSH, a short squat thin made fellow, belonging to the estate of James Stewart, tanner, deceased, about 28 or 30 years of age, has been working in Mr. Hopton's tan-yard at Ansonborough, for several years. Whoever will deliver him to me, at Mr. Hopton's tan- yard in Ansonborough, or to the Warden of the Workhouse, shall receive Five Pounds reward, besides all reasonable expences. And any Person informing of his being harboured by a white man shall receive a further Reward of Twenty Pounds, if by a negro of Ten Pounds. EDMOND FITZPATRICK. August 12th, 1776.

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