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Auction Prices for Slaves
Original Author: Betts & Gregory, Auctioneers
Created: March 1861
Medium: Printed form with handwritten completions

Auction Prices for Slaves

Betts & Gregory, an auction house located on Franklin Street in Richmond, advertises the current prices for enslaved African Americans in March 1861. Prices ranged from $1,600 to $1,300, the latter price being for "Boys 4 feet high."

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