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Two slave ads in an antebellum newspaper...
Item # 645878
March 30, 1859
THE MEMPHIS DAILY AVALANCHE, Tennessee, March 30, 1859 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