American Slave Sales and the Slave Block: Slave Recollections: True Slave Stories Various

ISBN: 9781481221313

Published: December 10th 2012

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114 pages


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American Slave Sales and the Slave Block: Slave Recollections: True Slave Stories  by  Various

American Slave Sales and the Slave Block: Slave Recollections: True Slave Stories by Various
December 10th 2012 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 114 pages | ISBN: 9781481221313 | 4.40 Mb

African American Studies - American Slavery American Slave Sales and the Slave Block. True Stories of American Slavery and Slave Sales. By Various. Recollections of American ex-slaves and their Memories of Slave Sales and the Slave Block. TheMoreAfrican American Studies - American Slavery American Slave Sales and the Slave Block. True Stories of American Slavery and Slave Sales. By Various. Recollections of American ex-slaves and their Memories of Slave Sales and the Slave Block. The following advertisement appeared in The Georgia Constitutionalist on January 17, 1769: To be sold in Savannah on Thursday the 15th.

inst. a cargo of 140 Prime Slaves, chiefly men. Just arrived in the Scow Gambia Captain Nicholas Doyle after a passage of six weeks directly from the River Gambia. by Inglis and Hall. Most of the advertisements gave descriptions of each slave, with his age and the type of work he could do. They were generally advertised along with other property belonging to the slave owner. If my mother was livin she could tell you everything about Virginia.

She was one hundred and two when she died. My folks is long livers. My oldest brother was sold in Virginia and shipped down into Texas about ten years before I was born and I aint never seen him. They sold wives from their husbands and children from their parents and they couldnt help it. Just like this war business. Come and draft em and they couldnt help it. Norman Burkes, 2305 West Eleventh Street, Pine Bluff, Arkansas Age: 78 at time of interview



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