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Arnold - TN-BLA41

Title

Arnold - TN-BLA41

Identifier

TN-BLA41

Subject

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

Source

The Tennessean

Date

May 13, 1840

Trade

Blacksmith

Gender

Male

Enslaver

E. Arnold

Home Location

Hendersonville, Tennessee

Events

1. Self-emancipated from E. Arnold

Item Type

Advertisement

Transcription

TEN DOLLARS REWARD.
RUNAWAY from the subscriber, on the night of the 24th of April, a negro man, by the name of AUSTIN; he is thirty-eight years old, black complexion, a first-rate blacksmith by trade, he is about five feet eight or ten inches high, well made, he had large whiskers when he left, some-what grey. The above reward will be paid and all reasonable expenses paid if delivered to Edmund Turner, or James P. Taylor, living near Hender-sonville, Sumner county, or secured so I get him. I will give the above Reward if taken in the State, or Twenty Dollars out.
E. ARNOLD.
May 13th, 1840.--w4t

Files

Blacksmith_May131840.png

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Citation

, “Arnold - TN-BLA41,” accessed July 26, 2021, https://archive.blackcraftspeople.org/items/show/459.

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