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Lot 527

The Daily Progress, Raleigh, North Carolina, November 19, 1864. Single sheet, 2 pp, 20½ x 15 inches, Very Good. Page 2 devotes four columns to harsh criticism by the leading newspapers of the Confederacy of President Jefferson Davis' recent message regarding arming the slaves and restricting the press. Page 1 has 3 ads for slave sales, two of them public auctions. One is for a group of six men, a girl, and a woman and child, all of whom are "sound and healthy…not refugee negroes." Another ad offers "BARGAIN IN NEGROES!" which offers "A family of very likely House and Plantation Servants, five men and boys, three women and two children, all intelligent and trustworthy…" in exchange for "a small farm convenient to a railroad."
Estimated Value $200 - 300.


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