New York, NY
A Slave Coffle Setting
Photograph - Photograph
A slave coffle setting out from the business of J.W. Neal in Washington, D.C. in the 1830s. Neal was a dealer who bought large numbers of slaves in Virginia to sell in the expanding cotton plantations of the Southern interior. The 1000 mile transport was call the Second Middle Passage.
December 6th, 2011
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