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Unnamed Blacksmith #1 - BLA9

Title

Unnamed Blacksmith #1 - BLA9

Identifier

BLA9

Subject

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

Source

South Carolina Gazette

Date

December 23, 1745

Trade

Blacksmith

Gender

Male

Enslaver

Sarah Trott (deceased)

Home

Sarah Trott's House at the Point

Home Location

South Carolina

Events

1. Formerly enslaved by Sarah Trott
2. To be Sold by Mary Jane Rhett (executrix), Thomas Smith (executor), and William Moore (executor)

Item Type

Advertisement

Notes

Mrs. Trott's Estate sale

Transcription

TO BE SOLD at publick Vendue, on Thursday the 2d of January next, at the House late Mrs . Trott's at the Point , 14 Negroes among which are a House Carpenter, a Blacksmith , and a ship Carpenter. Also all the Houshold furniture, and a large Library of Books Also to be sold at publick Vendue, on Wednesday the 8th of January next, at the Plantation of the said Mrs . Trott , called the Hogan, near Strawberry, a parcel of about 40 Negroes, amongst which are some Coopers and a Bricklayer; also the stock of Cattle, Sheep and Hogs, and all the Plantation Tools, &c – R Year's Credit will be given for the Negroes and stock in the Country, giving good Security if desired. The above being the Estate of the said Mrs . Sarah Trott , deceased, - All Persons to whom the said Estate is indebted, are desired immediately to send in their Accompts attested to Thomas Smith jun. And all Persons that are indebted to the said Estate are desired immediately to pay the same to him.

Files

Unnamed Blacksmith #1 - BLA9 - SC Gazette - 12-23-1745 p4.JPG

Collection

Citation

, “Unnamed Blacksmith #1 - BLA9,” accessed July 26, 2021, https://archive.blackcraftspeople.org/items/show/358.

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