BATON ROUGE GAZETTE ... Extra. / Saturday, December 29, 1827 [caption title followed by five columns of text, separated by thin rules].

Baton Rouge, (LA): Baton Rouge Gazette, December 29, 1827. Printed broadside extra, 21 1/8 x 14 3/4 inches, headline in large bold type. The first notice is a long advertisement for a slave, 'Negro woman, named Annis, 18 years old, a good house servant" and other property; included thereafter are three notices offering rewards for runaway slaves, three notices for slaves being held in local jails, each requesting "the owner to comply with the law and take him away," a notice for another sale of property and six named slaves, and a notice of sale for a plantation, complete with dwelling house, other buildings, the land, livestock, etc., with "about 50 slaves." Mixed in with these notices are ads for other land and property, including one plantation with "Negro cabins and other outhouses," a detailed ad for the Louisiana Catholic Church Lottery, another for a public school lottery, and a variety of other ads and other legal notices. The Baton Rouge Gazette was published primarily as a weekly, 1819-1856; this extra is not listed separately on OCLC. Thoroughly foxed, but a sound, complete copy, untrimmed. Large folio broadside. (11139). Item #64909

Price: $450.00

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