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Three slave ads in an antebellum newspaper...
Item # 688471
March 14, 1859
THE MEMPHIS DAILY AVALANCHE, Tennessee, March 14, 1859 From not long before the Civil War containing on the front page 2 illustrated ads for slaves, with details. One notes: "For Sale...A no. 1 cook and laundress..."; and the other "Valuable Plantation and Negroes..." with details. Another reward ad inside.
Four pages, cleanly cut at the spine with ample margin, tears at the right margin, some damp staining.
Category: Pre-Civil War