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Lot 346
AMERICA - SLAVERY IN NEW ORLEANS
Sold for £744 (US$ 1,250) inc. premium
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AMERICA - SLAVERY IN NEW ORLEANS
Three bills for the sale of "A certain negro woman Slave for life named Diana, a black slave of about Forty Nine years, and Subject to Constitutional Rheumatism", of "A certain negro woman a Slave for life named Elmira or Myra, aged about twenty seven years", and of "a certain Mullato Man named Adam Slave for Life, age Not Known"; the first two being notarized bills on pre-printed certificates of the city of New Orleans (the first sealed), the third being the original manuscript deed of sale, signed by the contracting parties and witnesses, 10 pages, folio, New Orleans, 1854, 1855 and 1859
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