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This trade in niggers is a bad business for a fellow thatís got any heart. Jacobs, Harriet, Incidents of a Slave Girl, 1861, Chapter 19.

"Slaves Sold at Auction," engraving, Harper's Weekly, July 13, 1861. Archives and Special Collections, Amherst College. With permission from The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition, Yale University.

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