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    Slave Auction Broadside: Exceptional, Large 1847-Dated Poster Announcing an Auction Featuring "1 Small Negro Girl" By order of the Frederick County, Maryland Orphans Court, printed by Brady & Rhoderick, who also served as the "Catoctin Whig Office". Excellent condition, with only a couple of very trivial wrinkles and a very faint "phantom" imprint from another broadside, which was long stored in contact with this one, almost undetectable except on careful examination. A tiny bit of trivial edge roughness near the top of the left side. Perhaps the finest slave auction broadside we have ever handled. 14" x 16.5".

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    June, 2008
    12th-13th Thursday-Friday
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