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The Louisville Daily Journal Vol. XIV No. 54

Louisville, Kentucky Thursday Mornin [Locofoco] 25 x 17.5", unpaginated. (4pp). Light creasing and soiling, folded in half, corner of front page clipped, 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 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. Lengthy four column announcement on the front page "Collector's Sale For City Taxes of 1843", names from Aikin to Wolf and lists the location of all the property lots. Articles include the Locofoco Party (a radical wing of the Democratic Party), tobacco inspection laws, shipwreck of the L'Etang "On the thirteenth day after the disaster, two of the crew...with a colored lad named George Robinson, perished from cold and exhaustion". Other ads: distillery for sale, cemetery plots, ornamental hair manufactory and wig making, crab cider, Juniata nails, artificial legs, life preservers, hair seal caps.


Book Id: 99-4631

Price: $50.00

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