Advertisement for Slave Sale, New Orleans, May 13, 1835

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Collection of the New York Historical Society, # 46628; published in E.D.C. Campbell and K.S. Rice, eds., Before Freedom Came: African-American Life in the Antebellum South (Univ. Press of Virginia, 1991), fig. 100, p. 116.

Broadside advertising sale of 10 slaves, giving their names and personal attributes. Slaves are being sold because of owner's departure from New Orleans. (Permission to display on website, courtesy of the New York Historical Society.)