1800s ad: Slaves for sale and rewards for runaway slaves

. Thursday, October 3, 2013

Slaves - Slaves. The subscriber has just received and offers for sale at his old stand, No. 7 Moreau Street. Third municipality. New Orleans, the largest lot of Negroes in the city, consisting of house servants, field hands, and mechanics. They will be sold on reasonable terms for cash or good paper. William F. Talbott. Twenty-five Dollars Reward will be paid for the apprehension of the mulatto boy Daniel aged about 23 years and about five feet five inches high. He left his master's plantation in Iberville on the evening of the 9th inst. and came to the city on the steamboat E.D. White. the above reward will be paid for his delivery at the parish jail or to Wi.M. Greenwood 40 Old Levee street. 25 dollars reward  -- ran away in the early part of Febuary, the negro man Ringgold. He is about 34 years old, about 5 feet 3 or 4 inches high; is a griff; can speak a little French; is a carpenter, whitewasher, &c. The public are cautioned against employing or harboring said boy. Any person delivering the said boy to me at McDoghville shall receive the above reward. Charles Korner. Ten dollars reward --- ran away on the 1th January, my negro woman Rosetta, black 36 years of age, 5 feet 5 or 6 inches high. She belongs to the estate of Mr. Isaac Pipkin, deceased. I will give the above reward to any one who will apprehend and deliver her up at Warwick & Martin's trading yard. Common street. W.B. Muse agent for the heirs. Twennty dollars reward -- Ran away on the 6th inst. from the plantation of A. Armitage on Bayou Lafourche, the negro man Bob about 40 years of age 5 feet 6 inches high, dark manner and a husky voice when speaking, has a sore on his left shin bone not yet quite will. He is in all probability to found about the steamboats, having been hired by his former owner Capt. D. Kinney, as a fireman on the tow boats. We will give the above reward to any one arresting him and putting him in jail and advising us of the same. Cammack  & Squires.

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