Hicklin purchased the slave, a thirteen-year-old young woman named Martha, for $700. The transaction was handled by Eckles and Brown at the Lee and Norton auction house, located on the west side of Court Square in downtown Montgomery, Alabama.
Advertisement for the sale of Milton A. Browder's estate at a "public outcry" auction on February 16, 1860. For sale are about 2,400 acres of land; 50 slaves ("of superior quality, embracing Boys and Girls, single men and women, and families, all...
Advertisement for an upcoming estate sale in Sumter County, Alabama. Included in the auction will be "11 Likely Negroes," livestock, farming tools, furniture, housewares, and "One of the most valuable plantations in the State."
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