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Title

Advertisement

Subject

Estate Sale
Slave Sale
Loudoun County
Stafford County

Description

Advertisement in the Virginia Gazette for a sale of the Plantation called Hollingsworth near Leesburg in Loudoun county. "A GREAT number of likely SLAVES, consisting of men, women, and children..." as well as livestock and implements. Also Mason's dwelling in Stafford county with another parcel of slaves including "several sawyers, two ship carpenters, a wheelwright and house carpenter and cooper, and a blacksmith, all under 25 years of age, and several very valuable house servants.

Creator

Virginia Gazette
Mason, Thomson

Source

NewsBank/Readex, Database: America's Historical Newspapers

Date

16 November 1769

Contributor

George D. Oberle III

Rights

NewsBank/Readex
Out of copyright

Files

thomson mason Newspaper 1769 sale slaves.pdf

Citation

Virginia Gazette and Mason, Thomson, “Advertisement,” Mason's Legacies, accessed October 25, 2021, http://masonslegacies.org/items/show/6.

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