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Unnamed Knitter #1 - KNI3, SPIN5

Title

Unnamed Knitter #1 - KNI3, SPIN5

Identifier

KNI3, SPIN5

Subject

African Americans--History, African Americans--History--To 1863, African American women--History, Women artisans

Source

South Carolina and American General Gazette

Date

March 13, 1777

Trade

Knitter, Spinner

Gender

Female

Enslaver

John O'Hear

Home Location

Charleston, South Carolina

Events

1. Enslaved by John O'Hear
2. To be sold by John Wells, Junior

Item Type

Advertisement

Notes

This craftsperson is also found in the following collection: Spinners

Transcription

TO be sold before R. Wells’s Store on the Bay, on Tuesday the 18th Day of March, 1777, SIX NE-GROES, belonging to the Estate of John O’Hear, de-ceased; one of them is a Country born Negro, very fit for a Waiting Man ; another is a Girl, an extraordinary good Spinner and Knitter ; a handy Boy, the rest of them Field Slaves, all young and healthy.
JOHN WELLS, jun.

Files

Unnamed Knitter #1 - KNI3, SPIN5 - SCAGG - March 13 1777.png

Collection

Citation


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