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Lucy - TN-SEA3

Title

Lucy - TN-SEA3

Identifier

TN-SEA3

Subject

African Americans--History, African Americans--History--To 1863, African American women--History, Women artisans

Source

Memphis Daily Appeal

Date

January 6, 1859

Trade

Seamstress

Gender

Female

Enslaver

M.C. Cayce & Son

Home

No. 331 Main Street

Home Location

Memphis, Tennessee

Events

1. Hired out by M.C. Cayce & Son

Item Type

Advertisement

Transcription

Negroes in Demand
FOR HIRE

Monday the 10th day of January, 1859, we hire until the 1st day of January, 1860, the following SERVANTS, to-wit:

DAVID, 50 years old - a carpenter
BILLY, 38 years old - field hand
JOE, 40 years old - field hand
DRUMMOND, 50 years old - field hand
JEMIMA, 33 years old - cook; two children, LEVI, 9 years old, ISABEL, 12 years old
LUCY, 32 years old - seamstress and cook
CHLOE, 40 years old, and her child, 5 months old
MARY, 23 years old - housekeeper and cook
MISSOURI, 11 years old - nurse

Sale at our store, No. 331 Main Street.
M.C. CAYCE & SON
Auctioneers & Real Estate Brokers

Collection

Citation

, “Lucy - TN-SEA3,” accessed June 25, 2022, https://archive.blackcraftspeople.org/items/show/871.

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