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From the earliest months of its existence... Negro for sale...



Item # 673536

March 22, 1797

PORCUPINES GAZETTE & UNITED STATES DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 22, 1797  All previous issues we have offered of this uncommon title were from 1798-9 with the porcupine in the masthead, but this issue is from the earliest months of its existence with a much different masthead.
Various news reports of the day, heavy with advertisements including one headed: "The Time Of A Negro Boy For Sale" with a bit more.
Four pages, very wide, never-trimmed margins, some foxing, good condition.

Item from Catalog 306 (released for May, 2021)...

Category: The 1600's and 1700's