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A ship bound for the "El Dorado of California"... Slave ads...



Item # 651344

December 27, 1848

THE DAILY PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, Dec. 27, 1848 

* Southern newspaper with slave advertisements

Page 2 has a small bit: "For California" about a ship headed there, and: "...a most safe, comfortable and speedy means of transportation to the El Dorado of California."
Page 3 has 8 illustrated "Reward" ads for runaway slaves, not a surprise in a New Orleans newspaper. Four pages, good condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War

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