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David - TN-BLA107

Title

David - TN-BLA107

Identifier

TN-BLA107

Subject

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

Source

Knoxville Enquirer

Date

December 22, 1824

Trade

Blacksmith

Gender

Male

Enslaver

Woodson Francis

Home

4 miles from Washington

Home Location

Rhea County, Tennessee

Events

1. Self-emancipated from Woodson Francis

Item Type

Advertisement

Transcription

$20 Reward.
RANAWAY from the subscriber, four miles from Washington, Rhea county, on the 11th inst. a LIKELY BLACK FELLOW, about 5 feet 6 or 8 inches high, stout and well made ; had on when he went away, a black cloth coat, and blue cassinet pantaloons ; his name is
DAVID.
He is a blacksmith by trade. His inten-tion is to get back to the state of Mary-land, from whence he was recently brought.
Any person who will secure said ne-gro in any jail so that I can get him shall receive the above reward, and all reasonable expences paid.
WOODSON FRANCIS.
Rhea county, Dec. 15, 1824.
The editors of the Richmond En-quirer, National Intelligencer, and Bal-timore Patriot, will please give the a-bove two insertions, and transmit their accounts to this office for payment.

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Citation

, “David - TN-BLA107,” accessed July 26, 2021, https://archive.blackcraftspeople.org/items/show/525.

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