Mar 30, 2017 - Sale 2441

Sale 2441 - Lot 105

Price Realized: $ 8,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,500 - $ 3,500
(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION). SOUTH CAROLINA. Sale of 44 Negroes Belonging to the Estate of the Late C. Mims of St James Goose Creek Parish. Letterpress broadside 13-1/2 x 8-3/4 inches; paper heavily toned and stained, however still quite legible; a few notes in ink, with prices realized next to a number of persons names; dry-mounted to a piece of heavy stock pink paper; framed. South Carolina, 1856

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A rare slave sale broadside for a large auction of 44 persons, organized by their abilities. Out of forty-four people named, all but two are field hands. William Pinkney Shingler was born in Orangeburg County, SC on November 11, 1827. He was a wealthy planter and banker before the war; and a partner in Shingler Brothers, exchange brokers in Charleston.