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" The highest value, $1,350, was placed upon a forty-year-old plantation blacksmith, followed by $ 1,300 for a much younger carpenter. It was a cold business, and medical examinations were de rigeur. An asthmatic slave was worth only $600, and a woman with... "
Negro History: 1553-1903 - Page 47
by Edwin Wolf, II - 1969 - 83 pages
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Aunt Sally, Come Up! Or, The Nigger Sale

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1859 - 128 pages
...paley look ; taking his face all in all, the paliness and the redness combined, make him look much as if he had been boiled in the same pot with a red cabbage. Mr. Walsh mounted the stand, and announced the terms of the sale, " Onethird cash, the remainder...
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Major Butler's Legacy: Five Generations of a Slaveholding Family

Malcolm Bell, Jr. - History - 2004 - 332 pages
...peely look; so that, taking his face all in all, the peeliness and the redness combined, he looks much as if he had been boiled in the same pot with a red cabbage. In the opinion of the Tribune reporter, that slaves were sold in families was as much policy as kindness,...
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Major Butler's Legacy: Five Generations of a Slaveholding Family

Malcolm Bell, Jr. - History - 2004 - 332 pages
...peely look; so that, taking his face all in all, the peeliness and the redness combined, he looks much as if he had been boiled in the same pot with a red cabbage. In the opinion of the Tribune reporter, that slaves were sold in families was as much policy as kindness,...
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