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The Antigua Free Press -17 July 1829

The Antigua Free Press -17 July 1829

Medium: Print On Paper

Date: 1829

Shelfmark: C.misc.209a

Item number: Front Page

Length: 47

Width: 28.5

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Newspaper

Front page of the Antigua Free Press, dated 17 July 17th 1829. It carries advertisements for the sale of estates, land and food - and also for enslaved people. The advertisement 'Negroes for sale' clearly shows how slaves were regarded and treated as commodities - to be sold on whenever it suited their owners.

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