Freedom: Davis, Deupree and Company cover and letter, October 13, 1860

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January 20, 2015
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Davis, Deupree and Company cover and letter, October 13, 1860
Richmond, Virginia was the center of the domestic slave trade on the eve of the Civil War. Despite the large volume of mail that must have been sent by slave dealers, just a few examples survive today.

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