Searchable CD-ROM transcription of runaway slave advertisements in Charleston newspapers, 1766-1782


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Biography or History: unspecified

Custodial History: unspecified

Acquisition Information: Whitehead, Ruth Holmes

Scope and Content: This series consists of runaway slave advertisements from several Charleston newspapers during the colonial period. Titles and span dates include: the Royal Gazette, March 3, 1781-September 28, 1782; South Carolina and American General Gazette, 1764-1781; South Carolina Gazette and Country Journal, January 14, 1766-July 25, 1775; and South Carolina Gazette, 1732-1775.

Appraisal Information: unspecified

Accruals: no

Arrangement: Series arranged by newspaper, then chronologically.

Conditions Governing Access: none

Conditions Governing Use: none

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements: none

Other Finding Aid: none

Location of Originals: South Carolina Dept. of Archives and History, 8301 Parklane Road, Columbia, SC 29223

Alternative Form Available: none

Related Material: none

Bibliography: none

Other Descriptive Data: Contained on a CD-R with a transcription of the "Book of Negroes," 1783, in the British Headquarters (Sir Guy Carleton) Papers (B 800120). Housed in Box 1 of Optical Media Storage, 273A01.

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Encoded Archival Description - Identification

Unit Title: Searchable CD-ROM transcription of runaway slave advertisements in Charleston newspapers, 1766-1785

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Creator: Whitehead, Ruth Holmes

Physical Description: none

Language: English


Encoded Archival Description - Header

Identifier: P900062

Title Proper of the Finding Aid: Searchable CD-ROM transcription of runaway slave advertisements in Charleston newspapers, 1766-1785

Creation Date: 2015

Descriptive Rules: DACS


Searchable CD-ROM transcription of runaway slave a...

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Searchable CD-ROM transcription of runaway slave advertisements in Charleston newspapers, 1766-1782
Searchable CD-ROM transcription of runaway slave advertisements in Charleston newspapers, 1766-1782