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Sanco - BLA7

Title

Sanco - BLA7

Identifier

BLA7

Subject

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

Source

South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal

Date

January 15, 1771

Trade

Blacksmith

Gender

Male

Enslaver

Richard Beresford

Home Location

Charleston, South Carolina

Events

1. Self-emancipated from Richard Beresford

Item Type

Advertisement

Transcription

RUN-AWAY from the subscriber, the beginning of last month, a negro fellow, named SANCO, by trade a blacksmith, well known in town, and supposed to be harboured here. Had on when he went away, a blue cotee and breeches, with mettal buttons. Whoever delivers him to me, shall receive FIVE POUNDS reward. And upon proof given of the person harbouring him, FIVE POUNDS, if a negro, and TEN POUNDS if a white person.
January 8, 1771
RICHARD BERESFORD.
Who wants of BARLEY AND RYE, Ten Bushels each.

Files

Sanco - BLA7 - SC Gaz and Country Journal - 1-15-1771 p1.JPG

Collection

Citation

, “Sanco - BLA7,” accessed June 13, 2021, https://archive.blackcraftspeople.org/items/show/35.

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