Mar 28, 2019 - Sale 2503

Sale 2503 - Lot 50

Price Realized: $ 845
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 700 - $ 1,000
(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) Statements Relative to Slaves Executed, Reprieved for Transportation &c. 1852 [8] pages. 8vo, disbound; minor foxing. [Richmond, VA, 1852]

Additional Details

A detailed list of all slaves who were executed by the state of Virginia over the period of the fiscal years 1847 to 1851, including name, county, owner's name, execution date, and the amount their owner was paid by the state treasury. Crimes included murder, assault, rape, poisoning, and arson. 23 men and 4 women were executed. This list is followed by a longer list of men and women who received reprieves.