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Jacob - TN-BLA108

Title

Jacob - TN-BLA108

Identifier

TN-BLA108

Subject

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

Source

Knoxville Register

Date

October 8, 1845

Trade

Blacksmith

Gender

Male

Enslaver

James Bower, deceased (enslaver), Thomas Brown (ad placer)

Home Location

Roane County, Tennessee

Events

1. Formerly enslaved by James Bower
2. To be sold by Thomas Brown

Item Type

Advertisement

Transcription

Chancery Sale.
BY virtue of a decree of the Chancery Court at Kingston, made at its September term, 1845, I will offer for sale to the highest bidder, at the Court-house in Kingston, on Saturday, the 1st day of Novem-ber next, on a credit of six months—purchaser giving bond and good security—a likely negro man slave, named JACOB, who is a tolerably good Blacksmith.—Said negro is sold as the property of James Bower, deceased, late of Roane county.
THOMAS BROWN, C. & M.
By his deputy, AUSTIN L. GREENE.

Files

Blacksmith_October81845.png

Collection

Citation

, “Jacob - TN-BLA108,” accessed July 26, 2021, https://archive.blackcraftspeople.org/items/show/527.

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