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Unnamed TN Blacksmith #14 - TN-BLA15

Title

Unnamed TN Blacksmith #14 - TN-BLA15

Identifier

TN-BLA15

Subject

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

Source

Nashville Union and American

Date

October 22, 1856

Trade

Blacksmith

Gender

Male

Enslaver

Rees W. Porter

Home

No. 33 Cedar Street

Home Location

Nashville, Tennessee

Events

1. To be sold by Rees W. Porter

Item Type

Advertisement

Transcription

JAMES C. JONES.
I HAVE on hand 32 negroes fore sale. Among them 6 or 8 likely girls, from 12 to 14 years old, an extra house ser-vant, Seamstress, washer and ironer, likely and intelligent, and several stout men. Also, an extra black smith. Call while the excitement is up.
oct22-tf
REES W. PORTER.

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Seamstress_Blacksmith_October221856.png

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Citation

, “Unnamed TN Blacksmith #14 - TN-BLA15,” accessed June 13, 2021, https://archive.blackcraftspeople.org/items/show/433.

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