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British Honduras poster advertising the sale of enslaved persons, 1827

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 240/31

Scope and Contents

A printed poster of the Provost Marshal's sales, June Grand Court, 11 June 1827, advertising the sale of enslaved persons at the Court House on 25 June 1827. The poster gives the names of the owners and enslaved persons and the cost price, although some of these details have been cut out and removed. On the back of the poster are manuscript details of the sale of an slaved person at the June Great Court, dated July 1827.


  • Creation: 1827

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1 item(s) (1 poster) : paper

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

The provenance of the collection is unknown.


This collection level description was created by RAS.


British Honduras Grand Court

Finding aid date

2004-01-13 11:36:23+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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