Summary of Slavery Advertisements Published July 29 – August 4

These tables indicate how many advertisements for slaves appeared in colonial American newspapers during the week of July 29 – August 4, 1768.

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 July 29 – August 4, 1768:  By Date

Slavery Adverts Tables 1768 By Date Jul 29

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Slavery Advertisements Published July 29 – August 4:  By Region

Slavery Adverts Tables 1768 By Region Jul 29

Summary of Slavery Advertisements Published July 22-28, 1768

These tables indicate how many advertisements for slaves appeared in colonial American newspapers during the week of July 22-28, 1768.

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 July 22-28, 1768:  By Date

Slavery Adverts Tables 1768 By Date Jul 22

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Slavery Advertisements Published July 22-28, 1768:  By Region

Slavery Adverts Tables 1768 By Region Jul 22

Summary of Slavery Advertisements Published July 15-21

These tables indicate how many advertisements for slaves appeared in colonial American newspapers during the week of July 15-21, 1768.

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 July 15-21, 1768:  By Date

Slavery Adverts Tables 1768 By Date Jul 15

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Slavery Advertisements Published July 15-21, 1768:  By Region

Slavery Adverts Tables 1768 By Region Jul 15

 

Summary of Slavery Advertisements Published June 17-23, 1768

These tables indicate how many advertisements for slaves appeared in colonial American newspapers during the week of June 17-23, 1768.

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 June 17-23, 1768:  By Date

Slavery Adverts Tables 1768 By Date Jun 17

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Slavery Advertisements Published June 17-23, 1768:  By Region

Slavery Adverts Tables 1768 By Region Jun 17

 

Summary of Slavery Advertisements Published June 10-16, 1768

These tables indicate how many advertisements for slaves appeared in colonial American newspapers during the week of June 10-16, 1768.

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 June 10-16, 1768:  By Date

Slavery Adverts Tables 1768 By Date Jun 10

 

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Slavery Advertisements Published June 10-16, 1768:  By Region

Slavery Adverts Tables 1768 By Region Jun 10

 

Summary of Slavery Advertisements Published June 3-9, 1768

These tables indicate how many advertisements for slaves appeared in colonial American newspapers during the week of June 3-9, 1768.

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 June 3-9, 1768:  By Date

Slavery Adverts Tables 1768 By Date Jun 3

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Slavery Advertisements Published June 3-9, 1768:  By Region

Slavery Adverts Tables 1768 By Region Jun 3

Summary of Slavery Advertisements Published May 27 – June 2, 1768

These tables indicate how many advertisements for slaves appeared in colonial American newspapers during the week of May 27 – June 2, 1768.

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 27 – June 2, 1768:  By Date

Slavery Adverts Tables 1768 By Date May 27

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Slavery Advertisements Published May 27 – June 2, 1768:  By Region

Slavery Adverts Tables 1768 By Region May 27