Summary of Slavery Advertisements Published April 29 – May 5, 1768

These tables indicate how many advertisements for slaves appeared in colonial American newspapers during the week of April 29 – May 5, 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 April 29 – May 5, 1768:  By Date

Slavery Adverts Tables 1768 By Date Apr 29

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Slavery Advertisements Published April 29 – May 5, 1768:  By Region

Slavery Adverts Tables 1768 By Region Apr 29

Summary of Slavery Advertisements Published April 22-28, 1768

These tables indicate how many advertisements for slaves appeared in colonial American newspapers during the week of April 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 April 22-28, 1768:  By Date

Slavery Adverts Tables 1768 By Date Apr 22

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

Slavery Adverts Tables 1768 By Region Apr 22

Summary of Slavery Advertisements Published April 15-21, 1768

These tables indicate how many advertisements for slaves appeared in colonial American newspapers during the week of April 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 April 15-21, 1768:  By Date

Slavery Adverts Tables 1768 By Date Apr 15

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

Slavery Adverts Tables 1768 By Region Apr 15

Summary of Slavery Advertisements Published April 8-14

These tables indicate how many advertisements for slaves appeared in colonial American newspapers during the week of April 8-14, 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 April 8-14, 1768:  By Date

Slavery Adverts Tables 1768 By Date Apr 8

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Slavery Advertisements Published April 8-14, 1768:  By Region

Slavery Adverts Tables 1768 By Region Apr 8

Summary of Slavery Advertisements Published April 1-7, 1768

These tables indicate how many advertisements for slaves appeared in colonial American newspapers during the week of April 1-7, 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 April 1-7, 1768:  By Date

Slavery Adverts Tables 1768 By Date Apr 1.jpg

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Slavery Advertisements Published April 1-7, 1768:  By Region

Slavery Adverts Tables 1768 By Region Apr 1

Summary of Slavery Advertisements Published March 25-31, 1768

These tables indicate how many advertisements for slaves appeared in colonial American newspapers during the week of March 25-31, 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 March 25-31, 1768:  By Date

Slavery Adverts Tables 1768 By Date Mar 24

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Slavery Advertisements Published March 25-31, 1768:  By Region

Slavery Adverts Tables 1768 By Region Mar 24

Summary of Slavery Advertisements Published March 18-24, 1768

These tables indicate how many advertisements for slaves appeared in colonial American newspapers during the week of March 18-24, 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 March 18-24, 1768:  By Date

Slavery Adverts Tables 1768 By Date Mar 18

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Slavery Advertisements Published March 18-24, 1768:  By Region

Slavery Adverts Tables 1768 By Region Mar 18

Summary of Slavery Advertisements Published March 11-17, 1768

These tables indicate how many advertisements for slaves appeared in colonial American newspapers during the week of March 11-17, 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 March 11-17, 1768:  By Date

Slavery Adverts Tables 1768 By Date Mar 11

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Slavery Advertisements Published March 11-17, 1768:  By Region

Slavery Adverts Tables 1768 By Region Mar 11

Summary of Slavery Advertisements Published March 4-10, 1768

These tables indicate how many advertisements for slaves appeared in colonial American newspapers during the week of March 4-10, 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 March 4-10, 1768:  By Date

Slavery Adverts Tables 1768 By Date Mar 4

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Slavery Advertisements Published March 4-10, 1768:  By Region

Slavery Adverts Tables 1768 By Region Mar 4

Summary of Slavery Advertisements Published February 25 – March 3, 1768

These tables indicate how many advertisements for slaves appeared in colonial American newspapers during the week of February 25 – March 3, 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 February 25 – March 3, 1768:  By Date

Slavery Adverts Tables 1768 By Date Feb 25

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Slavery Advertisements Published February 25 – March 3, 1768:  By Region

Slavery Adverts Tables 1768 By Region Feb 25