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The Virginia Herald, American, 1787 - 1876  Search this
ink on newsprint
H x W (page): 17 x 10 1/2 in. (43.2 x 26.7 cm)
Place depicted:
Guadeloupe, Caribbean, Latin America, North and Central America
France, Europe
Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Place printed:
Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
November 30, 1804
Two newspaper pages including a front page. The newspaper is discolored, some damage at edges and other losses. Content includes news from Virginia, the United States, and the world, including reports of the French in Louisiana and notice of a French ban on printed news of any sort allowed into colony of Guadaloupe. Advertisements includes notices for sales of enslaved persons, skilled enslaved persons being hired out by their owners, and rewards for the capture and return of fugitive enslaved persons.
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African American  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Colonialism  Search this
Domestic slave trade  Search this
French colonialism  Search this
Fugitive enslaved  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Self-liberation  Search this
Slave hire system  Search this
Slavery  Search this
U.S. History, 1783-1815  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the Liljenquist Family Collection
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Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Documents and Published Materials
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture