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Bristol - WHEW5

Title

Bristol - WHEW5

Identifier

WHEW5

Subject

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

Source

South Carolina and American General Gazette

Date

February 26, 1778

Trade

Wheelwright

Gender

Male

Enslaver

John-Alleyne Walter

Home Location

South Carolina

Events

1. Self-emancipated John Allenyne Walter

Item Type

Advertisement

Transcription

RUN away from the subscriber, three negro men, all this country born, viz. BRISTOL, CUSH AND GUY : Bris-tol is a wheelwright by trade, about 50 years old, and well known in this State and Georgia ; Cush a sensible, art-ful fellow, speaks good English, about 5 feet 8 inches high, and lusty made; Guy speaks good English, is well made, has a wife at Mrs. Thomas’s plantation, and is supposed to be harboured there by the negroes. Whoever will deliver the above negroes to the subscriber, or the Warden of the Work house in Charlestown, shall receive Ten Pounds cur-rency for each ; and if information can be given of their being harboured by a white person, the informer shall re-ceive One Hundred Pounds currency for each ; and if by a negro Thirty Pounds. All masters of vessels and others are hereby forewarned against carrying them off this State, or employing them in any way whatever, as they will answer the same at their peril.
JOHN-ALLEYNE WALTER

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, “Bristol - WHEW5,” accessed August 11, 2022, https://archive.blackcraftspeople.org/items/show/322.

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