Broadside – Gang of 25 Sea Island Cotton and Rice Negroes (for sale)

Gang of 25 Sea Island

COTTON AND RICE NEGROES,

By Louis D. DeSaussure

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 dale 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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[Has two columns divided by a vertical line in the middle. List number, age and capacity of the slave.]

[Column one]

No. | Age | Capacity

1 Aleck | 33 | Carpenter

2 Mary Ann, |31 | Filed hand, prime.

3-3 Louisa, | 10

4 Abram, | 25 | Prime field hand

5 Judy, | 24 | Prime field hand

6 Carolina, | 5

7 Simon, | 1 1/2

5 – 8 Daphne, infant

9 Daniel, | 45 | Field hand, not prime.

10 Phyllis, | 32 | Field hand.

11 Will, | 9

12 Daniel, | 6

13 Margaret, | 4

14 Delia, | 2

7 – 15 Hannah, 2 months

[Second column]

16 Hannah, | 60 | Cook

17 Cudjoe, | 22 | Prime field hand

18 Nancy, | 20 | Prime field hand, sister of Cudjoe

19 Hannah, | 34 | Prime field hand

20 James, | 13 | Slight defect in knee

21 Richard, | 9

22 Thomas, | 6

5-23 John, | 3

1 – 24 Squash, | 40 | Prime field hand

1 – 25 Thomas, | 28 | Prime field hand

[Handwritten on this xeroxed copy is the number 43/0985]

Original: _________________________________________

Hargrett Rare Book & Manuscript Library ~ University of Georgia Libraries
320 South Jackson Street ~ Athens, GA 30602-1641
PHONE: (706) 542-7123 ~ FAX: (706) 542-0672

Hargrett Library Broadside Collection, 1850-1859
BRO 1852 G3 undersized

URL=http://www.libs.uga.edu/hargrett/rarebook/broadside/1850.html

Original:___________________________________________

Manuscripts Department
Library of the University of North Carolina
at Chapel Hill
SOUTHERN HISTORICAL COLLECTION

#2874-z
MISCELLANEOUS BROADSIDES
Inventory

Announcement of auction of twenty-five slaves,by Louis D. De Saussure, auctioneer, Charleston, S.C., 1852.

One comment

  1. a few years ago i was workin at an antique shop in alabama when i came across a framed exact copy of this. i have it sitting in my room right now actually b/c i bought it on the spot. i was just wondering if or rather how i might be able to tell if its real? and if so how much it might be valued at.

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