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Slavery described by an eyewitness...



Item # 599721

May 1, 1854

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 1, 1854 

* American slavery

Page 5 has a fascinating, very lengthy, and detailed article headed: "Slavery Described By An Eye-Witness" which begins: "Last August I visited a retired agricultural district of Virginia, wishing to see my friend & to look at slavery with my own eyes...We reached Norfolk next day in the afternoon. I never had seen a slave...The slaves appeared to me to be dressed nearly as well as laborers in a free country but not so cleanly..." and much more. The photos showing less than half of the article.
A great slavery-related newspaper. Complete in 8 pages, water staining to the left half of the issue touching a small portion of the mentioned article & causing no loss of readability.

Category: Pre-Civil War

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