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Bob - SAW33

Title

Bob - SAW33

Identifier

SAW33

Subject

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

Source

South Carolina Gazette and Country Journal

Date

June 28, 1774

Trade

Sawyer

Gender

Male

Enslaver

Samuel Wainwright

Home

Samuel Wainwright's plantation at Horseshoe Savannah

Home Location

Horseshoe Savannah, Colleton County, South Carolina

Events

1. Self-emancipated from Samuel Wainwright on June 20, 1774

Item Type

Advertisement

Transcription

SIXTY POUNDS REWARD
RUN AWAY the 20th instant, four negro men, viz. SIMON and NED, carpenters; Simon is a well made black fellow about 5 feet to inches high, and about 28 years of age, one of his feet has been split with an ax and is grow up with a ridge: Ned is a short well made fellow, of the Angola country, about 5 feet 4 inches high and about 27 years of age; he has several scars on his head. I do hereby promise a reward of TWENTY POUNDS for each of the above negroes, to any person that will deliver them to me at my Plantation at Horse-Savannah: They carried their carpenters tools with them, in order to deceive people who may meet them. The other two negroes are sawyers, the one named BOB is a well set fellow near 6 feet high; his knees pretty close and walks battle bamm'd has very large feet, and a scar on his face, this country born, about 24 years of age : ABEL, is about 5 feet 3 inches high, this country born, has weak eyes, and is well shaped I will give a reward of TEN POUNDS currency, for each of the two last mentioned negroes besides all reasonable charges, to any person that will apprehend and deliver them to me at my plantation aforesaid; and do hereby offer a further reward of FIFTY POUNDS to any person or persons, that will give me certain information of their being harboured by any white person or persons, and TEN POUNDS if harboured by a negro on their being convicted,

June 24, 1774 SAMUEL WAINWRIGHT .

Files

Bob - SAW33 - SC and American General Gazette - June 28 1774 .png

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