Lot 329: 1850 letter, Indiana woman sees Kentucky slavery

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2016-01-13 11:46:56

Lot 329: Author: N/A; Title: Indiana woman in Kentucky sees slaves for the first time, 1850 letter; Place Published: N/A; Publisher: N/A; Date Published: 1850; Description: Laura M.[organ] Autograph Letter Signed. Payne's Landing [Kentucky], June 14, 1850. 3pp.+address leaf. To her fiancé, Ezra G.[uard] Hayes, Indianapolis, Indiana. "...for the first time in my life I saw slaves at work - poor black fellows, I pitied them."Complete description available. Please contact pba@pbagalleries.com for more information. Condition: Creases where folded PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $120-180
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