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  • Tags: Slave trade- Richmond VA

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Eason wrote a letter to the mayor of Richmond, Virginia, in search of his brother, who was sold in Richmond several years before the Civil War.

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Fanny Strong was sold to a Mr. Thompson in Richmond, Virginia. Her parents were Joe and Sallie, siblings were Sucky, Dollie, Rachel, Joseph, and Green.

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Hayes and her children, Mansa and Helen, were taken from the Raleigh, North Carolina, area to Richmond, Virginia, and sold there in 1863, during the Civil War.

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Cobble found her sons, Thurston Cobble and Ned Cobble. They were sold to a New Orleans slave trader in Richmond, VA, 40 years earlier, in 1849, to fund slaveholder's trip to gold rush California.

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Daniel Jackson searching for his uncles, Peter Jackson and Thomas Jackson, sons of Daniel Jackson. They were born in Maryland and sold to Richmond, VA.

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Richard Early, son of Dolly Early, searching for his brothers and sisters. He and brother, Abraham, sold and brought to Richmond, VA

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Lucinda Coates sold in Richmond, VA. She is "supposed to be either here or in its vicinity."

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Married "long before John Brown's Insurrection." Husband, of Harpers' Ferry, VA [now Harpers Ferry, WV], sold to Richmond, VA. Has not heard from him since.
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