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Unnamed Carpenter #34 - CAR126

Title

Unnamed Carpenter #34 - CAR126

Identifier

CAR126

Subject

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

Source

South Carolina Gazette

Date

September 24, 1753

Trade

Carpenter

Gender

Male

Enslaver

William George Freeman/Christopher Gadsden

Home

Christopher Gadsen's home at the northeast corner of East Bay and Vernon Streets

Home Location

Charleston, South Carolina

Events

1. Enslaved by William George Freeman
2. Hired out to Mr. Joseph Williams of Ashley-Ferry
3. Hired out to Mr. Thomas Lining of Charleston
4. To be Sold by Christopher Gadsden

Item Type

Advertisement

Transcription

TO BE SOLD, on Thursday the 25th of October, at the usual place in Charles Town, two NEGROES, this country born, belonging to William George Freeman, Esq; one a lad called Owen, about 18 years old, and who serv'd 4 years with Mr. Sommers, bricklayer. The other a young fellow about 20 years old, who serv'd his time with Mr. Joseph Williams, house-carpenter, at Ashley Ferry, and has since work'd 2 or 3 years with Mr. Thomas Lining in Charles Town.
CHRISTOPHER GADSDEN.

Files

Unnamed Carpenter #34 - CAR126 - SC Gazette - 9-24-1753 p4.JPG

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Citation

, “Unnamed Carpenter #34 - CAR126,” accessed August 11, 2022, https://archive.blackcraftspeople.org/items/show/356.

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