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."
For their work the men and women are to receive clothing, rations, shelter, medical care, and one-tenth of the plantation's crop. The contract also discusses rules of conduct, adding that the workers cannot leave the plantation or entertain other...
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