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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.
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.
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DeSaussure, Louis D., "Advertisement, broadside: "Gang of 25 Sea Island Cotton and Rice Negroes" (for sale) by Louis D. DeSausure, Charleston, S.C., 1852." (1852). Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection. 323.
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