Shipping Tobacco, Virginia, ca. 1755

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Cartouche from "A Map of the Most Inhabited Part of Virginia...," by Joshua Fry and Peter Jefferson (ca. 1755). (Copy in the John Carter Brown Library at Brown University; also, Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library)

Wharf scene, showing slaves working with hogsheads of tobacco, and white merchants; one of slaves is serving one of the whites with a drink; shipping in background.