Slavery Advertisements Published December 15, 1767

These advertisements appeared in colonial American newspapers 250 years ago today.  Daily updates also available on Twitter: @SlaveAdverts250.

Dec 15 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Slavery 1
South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (December 15, 1767).

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Dec 15 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Slavery 2
South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (December 15, 1767).

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Dec 15 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Slavery 3
South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (December 15, 1767).

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Dec 15 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Slavery 4
South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (December 15, 1767).

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Dec 15 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Slavery 5
South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (December 15, 1767).

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Dec 15 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Slavery 6
South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (December 15, 1767).

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Dec 15 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Slavery 7
South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (December 15, 1767).

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Dec 15 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Addition Slavery 1
Addition to the South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (December 15, 1767).

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Dec 15 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Addition Slavery 2
Addition to the South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (December 15, 1767).

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Dec 15 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Addition Slavery 3
Addition to the South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (December 15, 1767).

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Dec 15 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Addition Slavery 4
Addition to the South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (December 15, 1767).

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Dec 15 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Addition Slavery 5
Addition to the South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (December 15, 1767).

Slavery Advertisements Published December 14, 1767

These advertisements appeared in colonial American newspapers 250 years ago today.  Daily updates also available on Twitter: @SlaveAdverts250.

Dec 14 - Boston Evening-Post Slavery 1
Boston Evening-Post (December 14, 1767).

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Dec 14 - Boston-Gazette Slavery 1
Boston-Gazette (December 14, 1767).

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Dec 14 - New-York Gazette Slavery 1
New-York Gazette (December 14, 1767).

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Dec 14 - New-York Gazette Slavery 2
New-York Gazette (December 14, 1767).

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Dec 14 - New-York Mercury Slavery 1
New-York Mercury (December 14, 1767).

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Dec 14 - New-York Mercury Slavery 2
New-York Mercury (December 14, 1767).

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Dec 14 - Newport Mercury Slavery 1
Newport Mercury (December 14, 1767).

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Dec 14 - Newport Mercury Slavery 2
Newport Mercury (December 14, 1767).

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Dec 14 - Pennsylvania Chronicle Slavery 2
Pennsylvania Chronicle (December 14, 1767).

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Dec 14 - Pennsylvania Chronicle Slavery 1
Pennsylvania Chronicle (December 14, 1767).

Slavery Advertisements Published December 11, 1767

These advertisements appeared in colonial American newspapers 250 years ago today.  Daily updates also available on Twitter: @SlaveAdverts250.

Dec 11 - New-Hampshire Gazette Slavery 1
New-Hampshire Gazette (December 11, 1767).

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Dec 11 - South-Carolina and American General Gazette Slavery 1
South-Carolina and American General Gazette (December 11, 1767).

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Dec 11 - South-Carolina and American General Gazette Slavery 2
South-Carolina and American General Gazette (December 11, 1767).

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Dec 11 - South-Carolina and American General Gazette Slavery 3
South-Carolina and American General Gazette (December 11, 1767).

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Dec 11 - South-Carolina and American General Gazette Slavery 4
South-Carolina and American General Gazette (December 11, 1767).

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Dec 11 - South-Carolina and American General Gazette Slavery 5
South-Carolina and American General Gazette (December 11, 1767).

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Dec 11 - South-Carolina and American General Gazette Slavery 6
South-Carolina and American General Gazette (December 11, 1767).

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Dec 11 - South-Carolina and American General Gazette Slavery 7
South-Carolina and American General Gazette (December 11, 1767).

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Dec 11 - South-Carolina and American General Gazette Slavery 8
South-Carolina and American General Gazette (December 11, 1767).

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Dec 11 - South-Carolina and American General Gazette Slavery 9
South-Carolina and American General Gazette (December 11, 1767).

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Dec 11 - South-Carolina and American General Gazette Slavery 10
South-Carolina and American General Gazette (December 11, 1767).

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Dec 11 - South-Carolina and American General Gazette Slavery 11
South-Carolina and American General Gazette (December 11, 1767).

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Dec 11 - South-Carolina and American General Gazette Slavery 12
South-Carolina and American General Gazette (December 11, 1767).

Slavery Advertisements Published December 10, 1767

These advertisements appeared in colonial American newspapers 250 years ago today.  Daily updates also available on Twitter: @SlaveAdverts250.

Dec 10 - New-York Journal Slavery 1
New-York Journal (December 10, 1767).

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Dec 10 - Pennsylvania Gazette Slavery 1
Pennsylvania Gazette (December 10, 1767).

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Dec 10 - Pennsylvania Gazette Slavery 2
Pennsylvania Gazette (December 10, 1767).

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Dec 10 - Pennsylvania Gazette Slavery 3
Pennsylvania Gazette (December 10, 1767).

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Dec 10 - Pennsylvania Gazette Supplement Slavery 1
Supplement to the Pennsylvania Gazette (December 10, 1767).

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Dec 10 - Pennsylvania Gazette Supplement Slavery 2
Supplement to the Pennsylvania Gazette (December 10, 1767).

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Dec 10 - Pennsylvania Gazette Supplement Slavery 3
Supplement to the Pennsylvania Gazette (December 10, 1767).

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Dec 10 - Virginia Gazette Slavery 1
Virginia Gazette (December 10, 1767).

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Dec 10 - Virginia Gazette Slavery 2
Virginia Gazette (December 10, 1767).

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Dec 10 - Virginia Gazette Slavery 3
Virginia Gazette (December 10, 1767).

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Dec 10 - Virginia Gazette Slavery 4
Virginia Gazette (December 10, 1767).

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Dec 10 - Virginia Gazette Slavery 5
Virginia Gazette (December 10, 1767).

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Dec 10 - Virginia Gazette Slavery 6
Virginia Gazette (December 10, 1767).

Summary of Slavery Advertisements Published December 3-9, 1767

These tables indicate how many advertisements for slaves appeared in colonial American newspapers during the week of December 3-9, 1767.

Note:  These tables are as comprehensive as currently digitized sources permit, but they may not be an exhaustive account.  They includes all newspapers that have been digitized and made available via Accessible Archives, Colonial Williamsburg’s Digital Library, and Readex’s America’s Historical Newspapers.  There are several reasons some newspapers may not have been consulted:

  • Issues that are no longer extant;
  • Issues that are extant but have not yet been digitized (including the Pennsylvania Journal); and
  • Newspapers published in a language other than English (including the Wochentliche Philadelphische Staatsbote).

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Slavery Advertisements Published December 3-9, 1767:  By Date

Slavery Adverts Tables 1767 By Date Dec 3

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Slavery Advertisements Published December 3-9, 1767:  By Region

Slavery Adverts Tables 1767 By Region Dec 3

Slavery Advertisements Published December 9, 1767

These advertisements appeared in colonial American newspapers 250 years ago today.  Daily updates also available on Twitter: @SlaveAdverts250.

Dec 9 - Georgia Gazette Slavery 1
Georgia Gazette (December 9, 1767).

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Dec 9 - Georgia Gazette Slavery 2
Georgia Gazette (December 9, 1767).

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Dec 9 - Georgia Gazette Slavery 3
Georgia Gazette (December 9, 1767).

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Dec 9 - Georgia Gazette Slavery 4
Georgia Gazette (December 9, 1767).

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Dec 9 - Georgia Gazette Slavery 5
Georgia Gazette (December 9, 1767).

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Dec 9 - Georgia Gazette Slavery 7
Georgia Gazette (December 9, 1767).

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Dec 9 - Georgia Gazette Slavery 6
Georgia Gazette (December 9, 1767).

Slavery Advertisements Published December 8, 1767

These advertisements appeared in colonial American newspapers 250 years ago today.  Daily updates also available on Twitter: @SlaveAdverts250.

Dec 8 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Slavery 1
South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (December 8, 1767).

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Dec 8 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Slavery 2
South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (December 8, 1767).

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Dec 8 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Slavery 3
South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (December 8, 1767).

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Dec 8 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Slavery 4
South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (December 8, 1767).

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Dec 8 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Slavery 5
South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (December 8, 1767).

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Dec 8 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Slavery 8
South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (December 8, 1767).

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Dec 8 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Slavery 6
South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (December 8, 1767).

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Dec 8 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Slavery 9
South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (December 8, 1767).

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Dec 8 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Slavery 10
South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (December 8, 1767).

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Dec 8 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Slavery 7
South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (December 8, 1767).

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Dec 8 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Supplement Slavery 1
Supplement to the South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (December 8, 1767).

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Dec 8 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Supplement Slavery 2
Supplement to the South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (December 8, 1767).

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Dec 8 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Supplement Slavery 10
Supplement to the South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (December 8, 1767).

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Dec 8 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Supplement Slavery 3
Supplement to the South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (December 8, 1767).

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Dec 8 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Supplement Slavery 4
Supplement to the South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (December 8, 1767).

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Dec 8 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Supplement Slavery 5
Supplement to the South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (December 8, 1767).

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Dec 8 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Supplement Slavery 6
Supplement to the South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (December 8, 1767).

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Dec 8 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Supplement Slavery 7
Supplement to the South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (December 8, 1767).

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Dec 8 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Supplement Slavery 8
Supplement to the South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (December 8, 1767).

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Dec 8 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Supplement Slavery 11
Supplement to the South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (December 8, 1767).

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Dec 8 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Supplement Slavery 9
Supplement to the South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (December 8, 1767).