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Unnamed Carpenter #18 - CAR107

Title

Unnamed Carpenter #18 - CAR107

Identifier

CAR107

Subject

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

Source

South Carolina Gazette

Date

December 23, 1745

Trade

Carpenter

Gender

Male

Enslaver

Sarah Trott (deceased)

Home

Sarah Trott's House at the Point

Home Location

South Carolina

Events

1. Enslaved by Mrs. Sarah Trott (deceased)
2. To be Sold by Mary Jane Rhett, Thomas Smith, and William Moore

Item Type

Advertisement

Notes

Mrs. Sarah Trott's Estate Sale

Transcription

TO BE SOLD at publick Vendue, on Thursday the 2d of January next, at the House late Mrs. Trott's at the Point, 14 Negroes among which are a House Carpenter, a Blacksmith, and a Ship Carpenter. Also all the Household Furniture, and a large Library of Books. All to be sold at publick Vendue, on Wednesday the 8th of January next, at the Plantation of the said Mrs. Trott, called the Hagan, near Strawberry, a parcel of about 40 Negroes, amongst which are some Coopers and a Bricklayer; also the stock of Cattle, Sheep, Hogs, and all the Plantation Tools, ---- A Year's Credit will be given for the Negroes and stock in the Country, giving good security if desired. The above being the Estate of the said Mrs. Sarah Trott deceased. ----- All Persons to whom the said Estate is indebted, are desired immediately to send in their Accompts attested to Thomas Smith jun. And all Persons that are indebted to the said Estate, are desired immediately to pay the same to him.

Mary Jane Rhett Executrix
Thomas Smith Executor
and William Moore Executor

Files

Unnamed Carpenter #18 - CAR107 - SC Gazette - 12-23-1745 p4.JPG

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Citation

, “Unnamed Carpenter #18 - CAR107,” accessed August 11, 2022, https://archive.blackcraftspeople.org/items/show/337.

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