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In Their Own Words

December 22, 1763

Slave Ad

The following ad appeared in Savannah’s Georgia Gazette:

“A PARCEL of likely young NEW NEGROES, just imported in the schooner Pope’s Head Capt. Adams, from Antigua, to be sold on Wednesday next in the forenoon, at the Watchhouse.”

Source: Spencer B. King, Jr., Georgia Voices: A Documentary History to 1872 (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1966), p. 179.