Louisville, Kentucky, Tuesday Morning. Item #99-4639
[Locofoco] 25 x 17.5", unpaginated, (4pp). Light creasing and soiling, scattered spotting, folded in half, edge tears, chipping else very good condition. A couple of brief articles: "at Nassau, the United States revenue cutter Nautilus arrived there to demand the slaves who had recently fled to that place from Florida, having committed murder; but the authorities refused to give them up..." and "We have understood that a negro, belonging to Mr. E. Dulen...who ran away sometime in June last, has written to his master to come or send after him...he is in Toronto, Cananda and working for $1.50 per month...is in a rather starving condition..." Other articles: "Locofoco Party (a radical wing of the Democratic Party), agreement of peace at Ft. Washita with the Comanches, Tuwockonies, Waccos, Keechies, Caddoes, Anarchoes and Jonies. 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. Other ads: Good Interest Stage Company, stearine candles, Turk's Island Salt, Spanish Float Indigo, Mississippi cotton, life preservers, artificial legs, "Ornamental Hair Manufactory and Wig Making", the last two with illustrations.