Old Slave Block

Old Slave Block Fredericksburg Virginia

Stock #: 47787
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Fredericksburg
State: Virginia (VA)
County: Fredericksburg (city)
Publisher: R. A. Kishpaugh
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Used for Sale and Hire of Slaves at Fredericksburg. In the days before the Civil War, it was used for the sale and annual hire of slaves. Albert Crutchfield, shown in picture was sold from the block about 1859, at which time he was a boy about 15 years old.
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