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Unnamed Carpenter #22 - CAR111

Title

Unnamed Carpenter #22 - CAR111

Identifier

CAR111

Subject

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

Source

South Carolina Gazette

Date

December 14, 1747

Trade

Carpenter

Gender

Male

Enslaver

John Champneys

Home Location

Charleston, South Carolina

Events

1. Enslaved by John Champneys
2. To be Sold by John Champneys

Item Type

Advertisement

Transcription

Also there will be sold to the highest Bidder, a parcel of Slaves, many of whom are this Country and Barbados born, some Wenches that have been used to a House, a Cooper, and a young Negro Man who has served 4 years Apprentice to a Carpenter and is a tolerable Workman; he has for 3 Years past often been employ'd as a Butcher and Market-man. About 50 Head of Cattle who have got over the late Distemper, 6 or 7 Head of Horses, a Canow, Plantation Utensils, and Sundry other Things. The Conditions of the sale is Credit to the first of January 1748, giving satisfactory security, and nothing to be delivered until that is done (if required.) All sums under 20 l. to be paid down. And if that Day should be a rainy Day, the Sale will be put off to the Day following.

John Champneys

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Unnamed Carpenter #22 - CAR111 - SC Gazette 12-14-1747 p3.JPG

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Citation

, “Unnamed Carpenter #22 - CAR111,” accessed August 11, 2022, https://archive.blackcraftspeople.org/items/show/341.

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