@Every3Minutes: “A person was sold about every 3 minutes in the antebellum era. One was called Louisianna….”

September 17, 1853 | Norfolk, VA

Charles H. Shield, Esq. purchased, for $1000, the slave Mary and her child “Louisianna” from William H. Hall.

 

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@Every3Minutes was created by W. Caleb McDaniel. McDaniel also runs Texas Runaway Ads (@TXRunawayAds).

Source: Every Three Minutes on Twitter: “A person was sold about every 3 minutes in the antebellum era. One was called Louisianna.”

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