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Bob - SAW24

Title

Bob - SAW24

Identifier

SAW24

Subject

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

Source

South Carolina Gazette

Date

May 3, 1760

Trade

Sawyer

Gender

Male

Enslaver

Thomas Elfe

Home Location

Charleston, South Carolina

Events

1. Formerly enslaved by Luke Stoutenburgh, Esq.
2. Formerly enslaved by Joseph Poole
3. Self-emancipated from Thomas Elfe on January 26, 1760

Item Type

Advertisement

Transcription

A NEGRO Fellow named BOB, formerly the Property of Luke Stoutenburgh, Esq; and was bought at the Sale of Joseph Poule's Estate; he is a good Plowman, Sawyer, and Driver, which he has been used to; is a thin black Fellow, very hairy about the Breast, and had on a brown Negro Cloth Jacket and Breeches with Brass Buttons, an Oznabrug Shirt, green Negro cloth Boots, and is supposed to be gone to Winyah : He has a Brother at Mr. Thomas Broughton's at Goose-Creek. Whoever takes up the said Fellow and delivers him to me in Charles-Town shall have TEN POUNDS Rewards and all reasonable Charges.

Thomas Elfe

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Bob - SAW24 - SC Gazette - May 3 1760.png

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