Advertisement for Slave Sale, New Orleans, May 13, 1835

Source

Collection of the New York Historical Society, # 46628; published in E.D.C. Campbell and K.S. Rice, eds., Before Freedom Came: African-American Life in the Antebellum South (Univ. Press of Virginia, 1991), fig. 100, p. 116.

Description

Broadside advertising sale of 10 slaves, giving their names and personal attributes. Sale is taking place because of owner's departure from New Orleans. (Permission to display on website, courtesy of the New York Historical Society.)

Date Created

1835

Language

English

Rights

Metadata is available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International

Identifier

79a_slave_sale
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