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This is an advertisement for an upcoming sale of 25 people (5 families, 2 individuals) as slaves in Charleston, S.C. at Ryan's Mart on Chalmers Street, September 25, 1852.

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Gang of 25 Sea Island

COTTON AND RICE NEGROES,

By Louis D. De Saussure.

On THURSDAY the 25th Sept., 1852, at 11 o'clock, A.M., will be sold at RYAN'S MART, in Chalmers Street, in the City of Charleston,

A prime gang of 25 Negroes, accustomed to the culture of Sea Island Cotton and Rice.

CONDITIONS. — One-half Cash, balance by Bond, bearing interest from day of sale, payable in one and two years, to be secured by a mortgage of the negroes and approved personal security. Purchasers to pay for papers.

[Listing and grouping of people for sale as it appears on original]

Creation Date

1852

City

Charleston

County

Charleston

State/Province

South Carolina

Country

United States of America

Keywords

slave sale, charleston, slaves, bondage, "United States domestic slave trade", "Sea Island", African-American, African-Americans, history, advertisement, broadside

Resource Identifier

080610-08

Date Digital

9-2016

Document Type

Manuscript

Disciplines

African American Studies | African History | American Studies | History | History of Gender | Labor History | Social History | United States History | Women's History

Format (medium)

manuscript

Format (IMT)

pdf

Language

en-us

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License
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