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Ad "For Sale-One of the most valuable and desirable plantations in Louisiana. . . on Bayou Rapide . . . Forty valuable slaves, (including carpenter, sawyer, blacksmith, ginner, seamstress etc) . . . in The Daily National Intelligencer Vol. XLVII No. 1465

Gales & Seaton: Washington DC 1859 25 x 22, 4 pp, in two sections, also split along fold creases, toning, offsetting, tears, light soiling. Includes a paragraph on the Kansas Bill of Rights that is being submitted at the Constitutional Convention of Kansas which prohibits slavery in Kansas. Plus a lengthy article entitled "Communication" and written by "A Native Citizen of Georgia" who questions the legality of the naturalization law as it applies to slaves. In part, ". . . If my slave woman escapes from Savannah to Canada, with her infant son, and that son attains manhood under British and Canadian laws, adopts them, and becomes a subject of the British Crown and returns to Savannah, I may not claim him as my slave. . . " Sold as is.


Book Id: 98-9758

Price: $45.00

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