The Daily Picayune
- This newspaper is the July 10, 1856, edition of The Daily Picayune of New Orleans, Louisiana. The newspaper includes advertisements for purchasing ready made clothing, including clothing for enslaved people. There are numerous advertisements offering rewards for the capture of enslaved men and women who have escaped, particularly numerous on the fourth page, but also listed elsewhere in the advertisements. The rewards range from ten dollars to two hundred dollars. Each of the notices are marked with a small illustrated figure of a male or female runaway slave caricature. There are also advertisements for the hiring of enslaved persons.
- Data Source
- National Museum of African American History and Culture
- Published by
- The Daily Picayune, American, 1837 - 1914
- July 10, 1856
- Credit Line
- Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
- ink on paper
- H x W: 21 1/8 × 32 1/4 in. (53.7 × 81.9 cm)
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