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Primus - CAR8

Title

Primus - CAR8

Identifier

CAR8

Subject

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

Source

South Carolina Gazette

Date

October 3, 1743

Trade

Carpenter

Gender

Male

Enslaver

William Cattell, Jr.

Home Location

South Carolina

Events

1. Formerly enslaved by Mrs. Ford at Hobcaw.
2. Self-emancipated from William Cattell, Jr.

Item Type

Advertisement

Transcription

RUN AWAY from the Subscriber, about two Months ago, a likely young Negro Fellow named Primus, formerly belonged to Mrs. Ford at Hobcaw, by Trade he is a Carpenter. He passed over Combahee Ferry about 6 Weeks ago, and is suspected to be on Port Royal Island, having a Wife at or near Mr. Hizard's Plantation, he had on a white Whitney Coat, and generally goes well dress'd. Whoever takes up and brings the said Negro to the Work House in Charles Town, shall have a Reward of 10 l from
William Cattell, jun.

Any Person having lost a likely Bay Horse branded BC on the buttock, and on the Shoulder, by proving his Property to the same, may have him of the said William Cattell, jun.

Files

Primus - CAR8 - SC gazette 10-3-1743 p2.JPG

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Citation

, “Primus - CAR8,” accessed July 26, 2021, https://archive.blackcraftspeople.org/items/show/31.

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