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Peter - SAW29

Title

Peter - SAW29

Identifier

SAW29

Subject

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

Source

South Carolina Gazette

Date

October 12, 1765

Trade

Sawyer

Gender

Male

Enslaver

William Allston

Home

William Allston's Plantation on the Peedee River

Home Location

Peedee, South Carolina

Events

1. Self-emancipated from William Allston on March 12, 1764

Item Type

Advertisement

Transcription

RAN away from the plantation of William Allston, Esq, on Pedee, March 12th 1764, two negro men, Carolina born, one named JOE, middle sized, yellowish complexion, stutters much, and pretends to be free; the other named PETER, very likely and round faced, complexion very black; both very good sawyers and boatmen, and used to the management of horses and cattle. Information has been received that they went first. to the back settlements, and are supposed to have gone from thence to St. Augustine, Twenty Dollars reward, besides all reasonable charges will be paid for each, if delivered to the warden of the workhouse, or Mr. John Forbes, Merchant in Charles-Town; and Fifty Dollars for discovery of any white person's harbouring them, to be paid on conviction of the offender.

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Joe - SAW28 - SC Gazette - October 12 1765.png

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