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Jack - BLA6

Title

Jack - BLA6

Identifier

BLA6

Subject

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

Source

South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal

Date

November 6, 1770

Trade

Blacksmith

Gender

Male

Enslaver

William Johnson

Home Location

Charleston, South Carolina

Events

1. Self-emancipated from William Johnson

Item Type

Advertisement

Transcription

RUN-AWAY from the Subscriber, on Monday Morning last, a Negro Fellow named JACK, by Trade a Blacksmith; he is an artful, cunning Fellow, black Complexion, and about 5 Feet 6 Inches high. Whoever takes up and delivers the said Fellow to the Warden of the Work-House, or to me in Charles-Town, shall receive TWO DOLLARS Reward, and all reasonable Charges paid.
November 5, 1770
WILLIAM JOHNSON.

Files

Jack - BLA6 - SC Gazette and Country Journal - 11-6-1770 p5.JPG

Collection

Citation

, “Jack - BLA6,” accessed July 26, 2021, https://archive.blackcraftspeople.org/items/show/34.

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