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The Pennsylvania Packet, and Daily Advertiser No. 2747

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DESCRIZIONE

November 24, 1787 edition of the Pennsylvania Packet, and Daily Advertiser. The four-page newspaper is on yellowed paper with black ink. The newspaper has several creases and the edges are torn in several places. The front and back pages have advertisements while the interior pages contain articles and additional advertisements. On the front page at the bottom left corner are two advertisements for the sale of two enslaved people. The top advertisement is for the sale of an unidentified enslaved male; 29 years of age. The bottom advertisement is for the sale of an unidentified enslaved female. On the front page in the third column beneath the fold is an advertisement for a ten dollar reward on information regarding a runaway enslaved person named Will. The advertisement describes Will in detail including his height and physical ailments as well as his language proficiency. It identifies Will as being from Buck County, Pennsylvania and belonging to Mr. Alexander Allair.
Medium: ink on newsprint
Dimensions: H x W: 19 1/2 × 11 13/16 in. (49.5 × 30 cm)
Object number: 2018.43.9
Credit Line: Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Liljenquist Family
Subject of: Unidentified Man or Men ; Unidentified Woman or Women ; Alexander Allair
Published by: Pennsylvania Packet, and Daily Advertiser, American, 1784 - 1791
Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Data Source: National Museum of African American History and Culture

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ARGOMENTI : # in Scienze umane / Storia / Storia: specifici eventi e argomenti / Schiavitù e abolizione della schiavitù /
Società e scienze sociali / Società e cultura / Gruppi sociali / Studi etnografici / Minoranze etniche e multiculturalismo
PAESI : Pennsylvania / USA (Stati Uniti d'America)
TAG : tag: newspapers , African American , American South , business , Commerce , Domestic slave trade , finance , Fugitive enslaved , Self-liberation , Slavery , United States--History--1815-1861
DATAZIONE: 1787 -