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October 21

21 October 2017

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Georgia Gazette (October 21, 1767).“TO BE SOLD, A Likely Young NEGROE WNECH, Who can wash, and is very...

Summary of Slavery Advertisements Published October 15-21, 1767

21 October 2017

These tables indicate how many advertisements for slaves appeared in colonial American newspapers during the week of October 15-21, 1767. Note:  These tables are as comprehensive...

Slavery Advertisements Published October 21, 1767

21 October 2017

These advertisements appeared in colonial American newspapers 250 years ago today.  Daily updates also available on Twitter: @SlaveAdverts250. Georgia Gazette (October 21,...

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20 October 2017

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (October 20, 1767).“If the linen is not liked, it will be...