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Geore - TN-BLA112

Title

Geore - TN-BLA112

Identifier

TN-BLA112

Subject

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

Source

The Daily Register

Date

August 20, 1862

Trade

Blacksmith

Gender

Male

Enslaver

G. M. Hazen

Home Location

Tennessee

Events

1. Self-emancipated from G.M. Hazen

Item Type

Advertisement

Transcription

FIFTY DOLLAR REWARD
RANWAY from me on the night of the 31 inst, a black man by the name of GEORE, a blacksmith by trade, about 36 or 37 years old, 5 feet 9 or 10 inches high and well made, weighing 150 or 160 pounds--intelligent and quick. He will attempt to go into Kentucky, as he was from that state originally. I will pay the above reward for his delivery to me.
G.M. Hazen

Files

Blacksmith_August201862.png

Collection

Citation

, “Geore - TN-BLA112,” accessed June 13, 2021, https://archive.blackcraftspeople.org/items/show/530.

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