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Unnamed TN Blacksmith #15 - TN-BLA16

Title

Unnamed TN Blacksmith #15 - TN-BLA16

Identifier

TN-BLA16

Subject

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

Source

Nashville Union and American

Date

December 30, 1856

Trade

Blacksmith

Gender

Male

Enslaver

John W. Hunton, Sheriff of Dickson County

Home

Dickson County

Home Location

Charlotte, Tennessee

Events

1. Formerly enslaved by R. W. Napier
2. To be sold by John W. Hutton

Item Type

Advertisement

Transcription

EIGHTEEN LIKELY NEGROES FOR SALE.
ON Saturday the 31st day of January, 1858, I will seell to the highest bidder for each, at the Court house door in the town of Charlotte, eighteen likely negroes, consisting of six men, two boys, three women, and seven chidlren.--Among the men is a good Blacksmith, also an excellent Stone Mason, and others are experienced in the mann-facture of Iron. One of the women is an excellent house servant. The children are all likely. Levied on as the pro-perty of Wm. H. Napier, at the instance of the Executors of R. W. Napier, deceased, and others, to satify their debts and costs. Sale within the hours prescribed by law.
JOHN W. HUTTON,
Sheriff Dickson county.
dec30-4w

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Blacksmith_StoneMason_December301856.png

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Citation

, “Unnamed TN Blacksmith #15 - TN-BLA16,” accessed June 13, 2021, https://archive.blackcraftspeople.org/items/show/434.

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