Advertisement for Barrow & Armstrong Succession Sale, Southern Sentinel, February 23, 1856

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Title

Advertisement for Barrow & Armstrong Succession Sale, Southern Sentinel, February 23, 1856

Subject

Slave sales

Description

A newspaper advertisement in the Southern Sentinel, February 23, 1856, publishing the terms of the sale of the estate of John S. Barrow and his wife, Margaret Amstrong. Barrow had purchased the plantation and slaves from the heirs of Jesse Batey, and many of the slaves listed in this advertisement had been sold to Batey by Thomas Mulledy in 1838.

This newspaper advertisement was discovered via the Library of Congress's Chronicling America database of historical newspapers by Leah Potter who contributed it to the Georgetown Slavery Archive. We appreciate her assistance.

Source

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1856-02-23

Contributor

Leah Potter, Adam Rothman

Relation

See GSA11.

Format

PDF

Language

English and French

Type

Newspaper advertisement

Identifier

GSA37

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Original Format

Newspaper

Files

Citation

Chronicling America, Library of Congress, “Advertisement for Barrow & Armstrong Succession Sale, Southern Sentinel, February 23, 1856,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed November 22, 2017, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/42.

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