"Scenes at a Slave Auction" - Hopper - New York Tribune

Byline: Hopper; 1855-03-24; The New York Tribune; pages 6

Report: Reporting Slavery - The New York Tribune

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The next was a good plantation carpenter, rather advanced in age, but, being a mechanic, he was "a desirable investment." His wife and four little children were put on the stand with him; and the bids were made in rapid succession, until the party were knocked down at $3,200.

Description:A correspondent for the New York Tribune gives his account of a slave auction in New Orleans.

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New York Tribune article titled, "Scenes at a Slave Auction." Written by Hopper.