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Catharina - SEA3

Title

Catharina - SEA3

Identifier

SEA3

Subject

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

Source

South Carolina Gazette

Date

December 17, 1772

Trade

Seamstress

Gender

Female

Enslaver

James Akin

Home Location

South Carolina

Events

1. Self-emancipated from James Akin on December 10, 1772

Item Type

Advertisement

Transcription

RUN AWAY
The Tenth of this Instant DECEMBER,
A Country-born tall, slim Negro Wench,
Named CATHARINA, about Twenty-seven Years of Age, very plausible and sensible, a good Seamstress and House-Wench; is much pitted with the Small-Pox, and carried away with her a Mustee Child (her Daughter) about Six Years old.--As the hath a Father, (named ROBBIN, belonging to Col. Beale) a Mother (a Free Wench) named LETTICE, in Charles-Town, and Sisters, with other Relations, in the Province of GEORGIA (belonging to the Hon James Habersham, Esq;) it is probable she may be harboured by some or other of them.--Whoever will deliver her to the Subscriber, or to the Warden of the Work-House, in Charles-Town, shall receive a Reward of TEN POUNDS, with all reasonable Charges:--And a Reward of TWENTY POUNDS, will be given on Information of her being harboured by Slaves, and ONE HUNDRED POUNDS, if by white Persons or Free Negroes.--The Reward to be paid on Conviction of the Offenders, by
JAMES AKIN
December 12, 1772

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Citation

, “Catharina - SEA3,” accessed May 16, 2021, https://archive.blackcraftspeople.org/items/show/88.

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