Baker Move

Richard Baker advertises the sale of his well-developed Dorchester property, most likely lot 8. The property included two "pettiauguas," boats built from dugout hulls, along with skilled slaves to sail them. No record has been found to indicate who, if anyone, purchased the property.

South Carolina Gazette, April 18-27, 1748 (Early South Carolina Newspapers, Microfilm Reel 2), p. 2, col. 2.

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