"Advertisement for a Slave Auction at the St. Louis Hotel & Exchange"


This file appears in: St. Louis Hotel & Exchange: Auctioning Off Lives
"Advertisement for a Slave Auction at the St. Louis Hotel & Exchange"

This image shows an auction ad featured in an 1843 issue of The Daily Picayune advertising for a auction of slaves at the St. Louis Hotel & Exchange by J.A. Beard & Co. J.A. Beard was a prominent slave dealer in New Orleans during the early-to-mid 19th century and posted many advertisements in the newspaper for the sale of slaves.


This file appears in: St. Louis Hotel & Exchange: Auctioning Off Lives