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Cato - SAW10

Title

Cato - SAW10

Identifier

SAW10

Subject

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

Source

South Carolina Gazette

Date

October 18, 1742

Trade

Sawyer

Gender

Male

Enslaver

Joseph Wragg

Home

Joseph Wragg's plantation

Home Location

St. James Parish, Goose Creek, South Carolina

Events

1. Self-emancipated from Joseph Wragg in September 1742

Item Type

Advertisement

Transcription

Ran away about a Month ago, from Mr. Wragg' s Plantation, in the Parish of St. James Goose Creek, commonly call'd Spring Grove, 5 Negro Men viz. Limbrick, a lusty black well sett Fellow, near six Feet high; several scars on his Back with a Cow Skin; Caro a tall slim Fellow, with no Marks upon him; Cyrus a lusty black Fellow, a little pitted with the Small pox; Scipio, a short well set Fellow, very black, They are all Sawyers, and speak very good English; Edinborough a young likely Fellow about 20 Years of Age & speaks but very little English. They had all white Negro Cloth Jackets and Breeches on, when they ran away: Whoever takes up the said Negroes, or any of them, and brings them to the said Plantation, or to Joseph Wragg in Charles Town , shall be well rewarded for their Trouble.

Files

Limbrick - SAW9 - SC Gazette - October 25 1742 - p3.png

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