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Morris - TN-CAR14

Title

Morris - TN-CAR14

Identifier

TN-CAR14

Subject

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

Source

Memphis Advocate

Date

April 12, 1828

Trade

Carpenter

Gender

Male

Enslaver

William M. Beal

Home Location

Randolph, Tennessee

Events

1. Formerly enslaved by Mr. Baty
2. Formerly enslaved by Col. Aldridge
3. Self-emancipated from William M. Beal

Item Type

Advertisement

Transcription

ABSCONDED,

ON the 12th inst. from the Steam Boat Livingston, at a wood yard about 30 miles below Randolph, a negro man by the name of MORRIS. He is about 25 years old, dark complexion and a pretty good carpenter. Morris formerly belong’d to Mr. Baty of Tuscumbia, Alabama, by whom he was sold to Col. Aldridge of that place. A fair reward, and all reasonable expenses will be paid, to any person that will deliver him to Messrs L. & W.S. Henderson, Memphis, Messrs Douglass & Brown of Randolph, Maj. J.S. Brown of Covington, James Smith Esq. of Brownsville, Maj. David Dunn, Big Creek, Shelby county, or R.C. Friar, Bolivar, Tennessee.

Wm. M. BEAL
New Orleans, March 17, 1828.

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