Louisville, Kentucky, Wednesday Morni. Item #99-4632
[Locofoco] 25 x 17.5", unpaginated, (4pp). Light creasing and soiling, folded in half, 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) and a brief mention of "Crazy Folks' Ball", "A novel sort of ball came off at the Insane Retreat...on New Year's night...party was composed of male and female patients...after the dance came a promenade". Other ads: Good Intent Stage Company, Magnesia Safes, Landreth's Garden Seed, hydraulic cement, Alabama cotton.