Mar 25, 2021 - Sale 2562

Sale 2562 - Lot 18

Price Realized: $ 1,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) G.W.F. Smith. $200 Reward, Ranaway from the Subscriber . . . My Man Giles. Letterpress broadside, 10 x 8 inches; foxing, partial separation at fold, two areas of loss along fold with minimal loss of text, a bit of pencil underlining, unevenly trimmed. Warrenton, VA, 13 September 1854

Additional Details

"He is a pale black negro, about 33 years of age, five feet six or seven inches, small whiskers on the chin, sharp face and mouth, thick lips, very large prominent eyes, and when spoken to answers quickly; has the appearance of deformity about the rump; has been ruptured, and wears a truss." One other copy traced, at the Library of Virginia.