Slavery Advertisements Published May 25, 1767

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

May 25 - Boston-Gazette Slavery 1
Boston-Gazette (May 25, 1767).

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May 25 - Boston-Gazette Slavery 2
Boston-Gazette (May 25, 1767).

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May 25 - New-York Gazette Slavery 1
New-York Gazette (May 25, 1767).

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May 25 - New-York Mercury Slavery 1
New-York Mercury (May 25, 1767).

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May 25 - New-York Mercury Slavery 2
New-York Mercury (May 25, 1767).

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May 25 - New-York Mercury Slavery 3
New-York Mercury (May 25, 1767).

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May 25 - New-York Mercury Slavery 4
New-York Mercury (May 25, 1767).

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May 25 - New-York Mercury Slavery 5
New-York Mercury (May 25, 1767).

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May 25 - New-York Mercury Slavery 6
New-York Mercury (May 25, 1767).

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May 25 - New-York Mercury Slavery 7
New-York Mercury (May 25, 1767).

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May 25 - New-York Mercury Slavery 10
New-York Mercury (May 25, 1767).

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May 25 - New-York Mercury Slavery 8
New-York Mercury (May 25, 1767).

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May 25 - New-York Mercury Slavery 9
New-York Mercury (May 25, 1767).

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May 25 - Newport Mercury Slavery 1
Newport Mercury (May 25, 1767).

Slavery Advertisements Published May 22, 1767

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

May 22 - New-Hampshire Gazette Slavery 1
New-Hampshire Gazette (May 22, 1767).

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May 22 - South-Carolina and American General Gazette Slavery 1
South-Carolina and American General Gazette (May 22, 1767).

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May 22 - South-Carolina and American General Gazette Slavery 2
South-Carolina and American General Gazette (May 22, 1767).

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May 22 - South-Carolina and American General Gazette Slavery 3
South-Carolina and American General Gazette (May 22, 1767).

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May 22 - South-Carolina and American General Gazette Slavery 4
South-Carolina and American General Gazette (May 22, 1767).

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May 22 - South-Carolina and American General Gazette Slavery 5
South-Carolina and American General Gazette (May 22, 1767).

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May 22 - South-Carolina and American General Gazette Slavery 6
South-Carolina and American General Gazette (May 22, 1767).

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May 22 - South-Carolina and American General Gazette Slavery 7
South-Carolina and American General Gazette (May 22, 1767).

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May 22 - South-Carolina and American General Gazette Slavery 8
South-Carolina and American General Gazette (May 22, 1767).

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May 22 - South-Carolina and American General Gazette Slavery 9
South-Carolina and American General Gazette (May 22, 1767).

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May 22 - South-Carolina and American General Gazette Slavery 10
South-Carolina and American General Gazette (May 22, 1767).

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May 22 - South-Carolina and American General Gazette Slavery 11
South-Carolina and American General Gazette (May 22, 1767).

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May 22 - South-Carolina and American General Gazette Slavery 12
South-Carolina and American General Gazette (May 22, 1767).

Slavery Advertisements Published May 21, 1767

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

May 21 - New-York Gazette Weekly Post-Boy Slavery 1
New-York Gazette: Or, the Weekly Post-Boy (May 21, 1767).

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May 21 - New-York Gazette Weekly Post-Boy Slavery 2
New-York Gazette: Or, the Weekly Post-Boy (May 21, 1767).

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May 21 - Pennsylvania Gazette Slavery 1
Pennsylvania Gazette (May 21, 1767).

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May 21 - Pennsylvania Gazette Slavery 2
Pennsylvania Gazette (May 21, 1767).

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May 21 - Pennsylvania Gazette Slavery 3
Pennsylvania Gazette (May 21, 1767).

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May 21 - Pennsylvania Gazette Slavery 4
Pennsylvania Gazette (May 21, 1767).

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May 21 - Pennsylvania Gazette Supplement Slavery 1
Supplement to the Pennsylvania Gazette (May 21, 1767).

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May 21 - Pennsylvania Gazette Supplement Slavery 2
Supplement to the Pennsylvania Gazette (May 21, 1767).

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May 21 - Pennsylvania Gazette Supplement Slavery 3
Supplement to the Pennsylvania Gazette (May 21, 1767).

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May 21 - Virginia Gazette Slavery 1
Virginia Gazette (May 21, 1767).

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May 21 - Virginia Gazette Slavery 2
Virginia Gazette (May 21, 1767).

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May 21 - Virginia Gazette Slavery 3
Virginia Gazette (May 21, 1767).

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May 21 - Virginia Gazette Slavery 4
Virginia Gazette (May 21, 1767).

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May 21 - Virginia Gazette Slavery 5
Virginia Gazette (May 21, 1767).

Summary of Slavery Advertisements Published May 14-20, 1767

These tables indicate how many advertisements for slaves appeared in colonial American newspapers during the week of May 14-20, 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 May 14-20, 1767:  By Date

Slavery Adverts Tables 1767 By Date May 14

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Slavery Advertisements Published May 14-20, 1767:  By Region

Slavery Adverts Tables 1767 By Region May 14

Slavery Advertisements Published May 20, 1767

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

May 20 - Georgia Gazette Slavery 1
Georgia Gazette (May 20, 1767).

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May 20 - Georgia Gazette Slavery 2
Georgia Gazette (May 20, 1767).

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May 20 - Georgia Gazette Slavery 3
Georgia Gazette (May 20, 1767).

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May 20 - Georgia Gazette Slavery 4
Georgia Gazette (May 20, 1767).

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May 20 - Georgia Gazette Slavery 5
Georgia Gazette (May 20, 1767).

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May 20 - Georgia Gazette Slavery 6
Georgia Gazette (May 20, 1767).

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May 20 - Georgia Gazette Slavery 7
Georgia Gazette (May 20, 1767).

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May 20 - Georgia Gazette Slavery 8
Georgia Gazette (May 20, 1767).

Slavery Advertisements Published May 19, 1767

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

May 19 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Slavery 1
South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (May 19, 1767).

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May 19 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Slavery 2
South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (May 19, 1767).

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May 19 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Slavery 3
South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (May 19, 1767).

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May 19 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Slavery 4
South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (May 19, 1767).

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May 19 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Slavery 5
South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (May 19, 1767).

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May 19 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Slavery 6
South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (May 19, 1767).

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May 19 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Slavery 7
South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (May 19, 1767).

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May 19 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Slavery 8
South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (May 19, 1767).

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May 19 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Slavery 9
South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (May 19, 1767).

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May 19 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Slavery 10
South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (May 19, 1767).

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May 19 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Slavery 11
South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (May 19, 1767).

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May 19 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Slavery 12
South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (May 19, 1767).

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May 19 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Slavery 13
South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (May 19, 1767).

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May 19 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Slavery 14
South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (May 19, 1767).

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May 19 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Slavery 15
South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (May 19, 1767).

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May 19 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Slavery 16
South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (May 19, 1767).

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May 19 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Supplement Slavery 1
Supplement to the South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (May 19, 1767).

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May 19 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Supplement Slavery 2
Supplement to the South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (May 19, 1767).

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May 19 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Supplement Slavery 3
Supplement to the South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (May 19, 1767).

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May 19 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Supplement Slavery 4
Supplement to the South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (May 19, 1767).