Sale of Slaves

July 2, 1852

Under the Refuge of Oppression, from the Parish of St. Charles, Louisiana, is a legal document announcing the sale of property purchased by James H. and Samuel McCutcheon. A full column and one-half of the paper lists the names, gender, ages, skills, color of a large number of people who were sold. A great many are listed as negro, negress, mulatto.

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