The Great Sale of Slaves

Great Sale of Slaves

Great Sale of Slaves

January 10, 1855

There Will Be Offered For Sale at Public Auction at the SLAVE MARKET, CHEAPSIDE, LEXINGTON, All the SLAVES of JOHN CARTER, Esquire, of LEWIS COUNTY, KY., On Account of His Removal to Indiana, a FreeState. The Slaves Listed Below Were All Raised on the CARTER PLANTATION at QUICK’S RUN, Lewis County, Kentucky.

3 BUCKS Aged from 20 to 26, Strong, Ablebodied

1 Wench, Sallie, Aged 42, Excellent Cook

1 Wench, Lize, Aged 23 with 6 mp. old Picinniny

One Buck, Aged 52, good Kennel Man

17 Bucks Aged from twelve to twenty, Excellent

TERMS: Strictly CASH at Sale, as owner must realize cash owing to his removal to West. Offers for the entire lot will be entertained previous to sale by addressing the undersigned.


Po. Clarksburg Lewis County, Kentucky]


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