Slavery Advertisements Published October 16, 1767

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

Oct 16 - South-Carolina and American General Gazette Slavery 1
South-Carolina and American General Gazette (October 16, 1767).

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Oct 16 - South-Carolina and American General Gazette Slavery 2
South-Carolina and American General Gazette (October 16, 1767).

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Oct 16 - South-Carolina and American General Gazette Slavery 3
South-Carolina and American General Gazette (October 16, 1767).

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Oct 16 - South-Carolina and American General Gazette Slavery 4
South-Carolina and American General Gazette (October 16, 1767).

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Oct 16 - South-Carolina and American General Gazette Slavery 5
South-Carolina and American General Gazette (October 16, 1767).

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Oct 16 - South-Carolina and American General Gazette Slavery 6
South-Carolina and American General Gazette (October 16, 1767).

Slavery Advertisements Published October 15, 1767

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

Oct 15 - Massachusetts Gazette Slavery 1
Massachusetts Gazette (October 15, 1767).

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Oct 15 - New-York Gazette Weekly Post-Boy Slavery 1
New-York Gazette: Or, the Weekly Post-Boy (October 15, 1767).

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Oct 15 - New-York Journal Slavery 1
New-York Journal (October 15, 1767).

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Oct 15 - New-York Journal Slavery 2
New-York Journal (October 15, 1767).

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Oct 15 - New-York Journal Slavery 3
New-York Journal (October 15, 1767).

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Oct 15 - New-York Journal Slavery 4
New-York Journal (October 15, 1767).

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Oct 15 - New-York Journal Slavery 5
New-York Journal (October 15, 1767).

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Oct 15 - New-York Journal Supplement Slavery 1
Supplement to the New-York Journal (October 15, 1767).

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Oct 15 - Pennsylvania Gazette Slavery 1
Pennsylvania Gazette (October 15, 1767).

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Oct 15 - Pennsylvania Gazette Slavery 2
Pennsylvania Gazette (October 15, 1767).

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Oct 15 - Pennsylvania Gazette Slavery 3
Pennsylvania Gazette (October 15, 1767).

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Oct 15 - Pennsylvania Gazette Supplement Slavery 1
Supplement to the Pennsylvania Gazette (October 15, 1767).

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Oct 15 - Virginia Gazette Slavery 1
Virginia Gazette (October 15, 1767).

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Oct 15 - Virginia Gazette Slavery 2
Virginia Gazette (October 15, 1767).

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Oct 15 - Virginia Gazette Slavery 3
Virginia Gazette (October 15, 1767).

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Oct 15 - Virginia Gazette Slavery 4
Virginia Gazette (October 15, 1767).

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Oct 15 - Virginia Gazette Slavery 5
Virginia Gazette (October 15, 1767).

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Oct 15 - Virginia Gazette Slavery 6
Virginia Gazette (October 15, 1767).

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Oct 15 - Virginia Gazette Slavery 7
Virginia Gazette (October 15, 1767).

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Oct 15 - Virginia Gazette Slavery 8
Virginia Gazette (October 15, 1767).

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Oct 15 - Virginia Gazette Slavery 10
Virginia Gazette (October 15, 1767).

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Oct 15 - Virginia Gazette Slavery 9
Virginia Gazette (October 15, 1767).

Summary of Slavery Advertisements Published October 8-14, 1767

These tables indicate how many advertisements for slaves appeared in colonial American newspapers during the week of October 8-14, 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 October 8-14, 1767:  By Date

Slavery Adverts Tables 1767 By Date Oct 8

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Slavery Advertisements Published October 8-14, 1767:  By Region

Slavery Adverts Tables 1767 By Region Oct 8

Slavery Advertisements Published October 14, 1767

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

Oct 14 - Georgia Gazette Slavery 1
Georgia Gazette (October 14, 1767).

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Oct 14 - Georgia Gazette Slavery 2
Georgia Gazette (October 14, 1767).

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Oct 14 - Georgia Gazette Slavery 3
Georgia Gazette (October 14, 1767).

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Oct 14 - Georgia Gazette Slavery 4
Georgia Gazette (October 14, 1767).

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Oct 14 - Georgia Gazette Slavery 5
Georgia Gazette (October 14, 1767).

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Oct 14 - Georgia Gazette Slavery 6
Georgia Gazette (October 14, 1767).

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Oct 14 - Georgia Gazette Slavery 7
Georgia Gazette (October 14, 1767).

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Oct 14 - Georgia Gazette Slavery 8
Georgia Gazette (October 14, 1767).

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Oct 14 - Georgia Gazette Slavery 9
Georgia Gazette (October 14, 1767).

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Oct 14 - Georgia Gazette Slavery 10
Georgia Gazette (October 14, 1767).

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Oct 14 - Georgia Gazette Slavery 11
Georgia Gazette (October 14, 1767).

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Oct 14 - Georgia Gazette Slavery 12
Georgia Gazette (October 14, 1767).

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Oct 14 - Georgia Gazette Slavery 13
Georgia Gazette (October 14, 1767).

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Oct 14 - Georgia Gazette Slavery 14
Georgia Gazette (October 14, 1767).

Slavery Advertisements Published October 13, 1767

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

Oct 13 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Slavery 1
South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (October 13, 1767).

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Oct 13 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Slavery 2
South-Carolina Gazette and Cuntry Journal (October 13, 1767).

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Oct 13 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Slavery 3
South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (October 13, 1767).

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Oct 13 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Slavery 4
South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (October 13, 1767).

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Oct 13 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Slavery 5
South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (October 13, 1767).

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Oct 13 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Slavery 6
South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (October 13, 1767).

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Oct 13 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Slavery 7
South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (October 13, 1767).

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Oct 13 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Slavery 8
South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (October 13, 1767).

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Oct 13 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Supplement Slavery 1
Supplement to the South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (October 13, 1767).

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Oct 13 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Supplement Slavery 2
Supplement to the South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (October 13, 1767).

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Oct 13 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Supplement Slavery 3
Supplement to the South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (October 13, 1767).

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Oct 13 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Supplement Slavery 4
Supplement to the South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (October 13, 1767).

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Oct 13 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Supplement Slavery 5
Supplement to the South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (October 13, 1767).

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Oct 13 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Supplement Slavery 6
Supplement to the South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (October 13, 1767).

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Oct 13 - South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal Supplement Slavery 7
Supplement to the South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (October 13, 1767).

Slavery Advertisements Published October 12, 1767

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

Oct 12 - Boston Post-Boy Slavery 1
Boston Post-Boy (October 12, 1767).

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Oct 12 - Boston-Gazette Slavery 1
Boston-Gazette (October 12, 1767).

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Oct 12 - Boston-Gazette Slavery 2
Boston-Gazette (October 12, 1767).

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Oct 12 - Boston-Gazette Supplement Slavery 1
Supplement to the Boston-Gazette (October 12 1767).

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Oct 12 - Boston-Gazette Supplement Slavery 2
Supplement to the Boston-Gazette (October 12, 1767).

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Oct 12 - Boston-Gazette Supplement Slavery 3
Supplement to the Boston-Gazette (October 12, 1767).

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Oct 12 - Boston-Gazette Supplement Slavery 4
Boston-Gazette (October 12, 1767).

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Oct 12 - New-York Mercury Slavery 1
Newport Mercury (October 12, 1767).

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Oct 12 - Newport Mercury Slavery 1
New-York Mercury (October 12, 1767).