Scipio - SAW12
Scipio - SAW12
African Americans--History, African Americans--History--To 1863, Artisans
South Carolina Gazette
October 18, 1742
Joseph Wragg's Plantation at St. James Goose Creek Parish
St. James Goose Creek Parish, South Carolina
1. Self-emancipated from Joseph Wragg in September 1742
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.
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