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Two slave ads in an antebellum newspaper...

Item # 645878

March 30, 1859

THE MEMPHIS DAILY AVALANCHE, Tennessee, March 30, 1859 

* Southern newspaper with slave advertisements

From not long before the Civil War containing on the front page two illustrated ads for slaves, with details. One notes: "Forty-two likely Negroes, together with all the livestock on the plantation..." and the other: "For Sale...A no. 1 cook and laundress..." (see).
Four pages, rejoined at the spine, good condition. Folder size is for the issue folded in half.

Category: Pre-Civil War

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