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Hutson Lee papers advertising sales of slaves in Charleston in 1859 and 1860

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Hutson Lee papers advertising sales of slaves in Charleston in 1859 and 1860

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This broadside is one of 15 found in the Hutson Lee papers advertising sales of slaves in Charleston in 1859 and 1860. This broadside advertises a slave auction of 65 held at the slave mart on Chalmers Street by Alonzo J. White on January 23rd, 1860. The broadside lists the names, ages, and, for some, previous experiences or health conditions of the slaves for sale. It also describes that the slaves are accustomed to the cultivation of cotton and provisions.

12 of 15 broadsides found in the Hutson Lee papers advertising sales of slaves in Charleston in 1859 and 1860. Slave auctions held by various firms at the slave mart on Chalmers Street.

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1860
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Chalmers Street, Charleston, South Carolina, United States, 2940132.77762, -79.92931
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South Carolina Historical Society
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