1752 ad. See Transcription.

1746 ad. See Transcription.

Skilled slaves such as coopers (barrel-makers), house wenches (maids), and drivers (slave foremen who directed the work of other slaves), brought higher prices than field hands. The "handy boys and girls" advertised in 1752 were probably young slaves thought to be well-suited to be trained for particular skills.

South Carolina Gazette, Feb. 22, 1752 (Early South Carolina Newspapers, Microfilm Reel 3), p. 4, col. 2. 

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South Carolina Gazette, March 17, 1746 (Early South Carolina Newspapers, Microfilm Reel 2), p. 3, col. 2.

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