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The Louisville Daily Journal Vol. XIV No. 46

Louisville, Kentucky Friday Morning, [Locofoco] 25 x 17.5", unpaginated. (4pp). Light creasing and soiling, folded in half, tears/edge tears, chipping else very good condition. Ads: "Negroes Wanted. Notice to all persons having Negro property for sale can find a purchaser, at highest cash prices, by calling at the jail, in Louisville, or on the subscriber, at Galt House" and illustrated with the images of a male and a female slave, "Wanted, A stout healthy NEGRO BOY, about 14 years old to do housework. One from the country would be preferred" and illustrated with the same male image as the previous ad. Articles include tobacco inspection laws, Texas president Sam Houston on the poisoning of Comanches by traders, Locofoco Party (a radical wing of the Democratic Party). Other ads: Godey's Lady's Book with a nice illustration of a man reading a newspaper, copperas, crab cider, distillery for sale, Negro linsey and jeans, artificial legs, Irish glue, Magnesia Fire Proof Safes. Plus a large for sale ad "That handsome and healthy seat called Cornland, of three hundred acres of rich land fronting on the Ohio River, at the Yellow Banks, two miles above Owensboro".


Book Id: 99-4630

Price: $50.00

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