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Adam - SAW15

Title

Adam - SAW15

Identifier

SAW15

Subject

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

Source

South Carolina Gazette

Date

July 15, 1751

Trade

Sawyer

Gender

Male

Enslaver

Charles Pinckney

Home

Charles Pinckney's Ashepoo River Plantation

Home Location

Colleton County, South Carolina

Events

1. Formerly enslaved by Anthony Pointevine in St. Thomas Parish
2. Self-emancipated from Charles Pinckney

Item Type

Advertisement

Transcription

RUN AWAY from the Plantation of Charles Pinckney, Esq; on Ashepoo River, the beginning of February last, three negro man, viz.

Cuffee, a tall, slim, yellow fellow, about six feet high, and about 26 years old, this country born, a sensible fellow, speaks very good English , and formerly belonged to Mr. William Harden at the Horse-Shoe.

Adam, a thick-set black Angola fellow, between 30 and 40 years of age, and speaks good English, is a pretty good sawyer, and formerly belonged to Mr. Anthony Pointevine in St. Thomas 's parish.

June, a small black Angola fellow upwards of 30 years of age, and speaks but indifferent English ; formerly belonged to Mr. William Guy jun. at Goose-Creek. Whoever takes up any of the above negroes, and sends them to the said Pinckney in Charles-Town, or to Mr. Joseph Sullivan at the aforesaid plantation on Ashepoo-River , shall receive Five Pounds reward for each, over and above what is allowed by law. Charles Pinckney .

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