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Moses - KNI1

Title

Moses - KNI1

Identifier

KNI1

Subject

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

Source

South Carolina Gazette

Date

November 5, 1737

Trade

Knitter

Gender

Male

Enslaver

David Arnett

Home

David Arnett's Plantation at Wando Neck

Home Location

Wando Neck, Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

Events

1. Self-emancipated from David Arnett

Item Type

Advertisement

Transcription

Run away about 3 Months ago from David Arnett, a lusty Mollato Man, by Name Moses, he is well known in Charlestown, having been a Fisherman there for some time, & hath been often employed in knitting of Nets. Whoever apprehends the said Mollato Man Moses, and brings him to his said Master David Arnett on Wando Neck, or to Henry Gibbes Esq; in Charlestown, shall receive 5 Ł reward; and all Persons whatsoever employing or entertaining the said Mollato Man Moses, may expect to be prosecuted With the utmost Rigour of the Law.

Files

Moses - KNI1 - SC Gazette 11-5-1737.JPG

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Citation


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