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Unnamed Carpenter #32 - CAR124

Title

Unnamed Carpenter #32 - CAR124

Identifier

CAR124

Subject

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

Source

South Carolina Gazette

Date

May 18, 1752

Trade

Carpenter

Gender

Male

Enslaver

Dr. William Bruce (deceased)

Home

Dr. William Bruce's Parsonage House in St. Thomas Parish

Home Location

St. Thomas Parish, Berkeley County, South Carolina

Events

1. Enslaved by Dr. William Bruce
2. To be Sold by Priscilla Bruce

Item Type

Advertisement

Transcription

TO BE SOLD by the Subscriber, on Wednesday the third day of June next, at public vendue, at the parsonage house in St. Thomas parish, where the late Doct. William Bruce lived, all the personal estate of the said deceased, consisting of a parcel of SLAVES, (amongst which are a cooper and carpenter) a small stock of cattle thro' which the distemper has gone; some riding horses and breeding mares, hogs, and sundry household goods, with an assortment of medicines, books, &c. Credit will be given for all sums above Ten Pounds until the first day of January next, with interest from the day of sale, and giving security: All sums at or under Ten Pounds to be paid down. As there is an absolute necessity of speedily settling all the affairs of the said deceased, these are to desire all persons that have any demands on the said estate to bring them in properly attested, and those indebted to that estate, are desired to discharge the same by the tenth day of June next, to
PRISCILLA BRUCE, Executrix.

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Unnamed Carpenter #32 - CAR124 - SC Gazette 5-18-1752 p4.JPG

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Citation

, “Unnamed Carpenter #32 - CAR124,” accessed August 11, 2022, https://archive.blackcraftspeople.org/items/show/354.

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