Primary documents telling human stories

A VCDH Project

part of Virtual Jamestown


Now available! The Geography of Slavery in Virginia offers a new search interface and updated supporting materials for ads, 1736-1777. You can now search the ads by gender, age, skill, and intent, among other things. Click on the image opposite.

Users may still access the ads using the original browse or search function available on e-text from the following:

Browse the Advertisements

Search the Advertisements

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University of Virginia's Virginia Center for Digital History and Electronic Text Center
Send questions or comments to Tom Costa,
last updated 27 October 2003. There's more to come.