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Anderson - TN-BLA34

Title

Anderson - TN-BLA34

Identifier

TN-BLA34

Subject

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

Source

The Tennessean

Date

October 8, 1838

Trade

Blacksmith

Gender

Male

Enslaver

Daniel Cherry

Home Location

Cherryville, Haywood County, Tennessee

Events

1. Self-emancipated from Daniel Cherry

Item Type

Advertisement

Transcription

$60 REWARD.
RUNAWAY from the subscriber on Saturday night, 29th Sept. last, three negro men, nam-ed BURTON, ELIAS and ANDERSON. Burton is very dark complected, and down look when spoken to, about 30 yeras of age, has an impediment in his speech when alramed; his mother died a short time since at Mills Point Ky., and his step Father still lives there; they I expect will sim for that place; Elias very dark complexion, heavy built, about tent-ty-one years of age, has a down look when spoken to. Anderson yellow complected, very heavy built, a blackmsith by trade, remarkably thick through the palms of his hands; all of them ahve very good clothes.
I will give the above reward for the apprehension and delivery of said negroes to me, if taken out of the State, or $10 each, if taken in this State and delivered.
DAN'L. CHERRY.
Cherryville, Haywood Co, Ten.
Oct. 8 - w4t.

Files

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Citation

, “Anderson - TN-BLA34,” accessed June 13, 2021, https://archive.blackcraftspeople.org/items/show/452.

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