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20 February 2018

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Supplement to the New-York Journal (February 20, 1768).“SAMUEL BROOME, And COMPANY, Have just imported...

Slavery Advertisements Published February 20, 1768

20 February 2018

These advertisements appeared in colonial American newspapers 250 years ago today.  Daily updates also available on Twitter: @SlaveAdverts250. Providence Gazette (February...

February 19

19 February 2018

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? New-London Gazette (February 19, 1768)“Robert Bingham … Makes all Kinds of Surgeons Instruments...

Slavery Advertisements Published February 19, 1768

19 February 2018

These advertisements appeared in colonial American newspapers 250 years ago today.  Daily updates also available on Twitter: @SlaveAdverts250. South-Carolina and American...