Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Secure, Fast Online Ordering Money-back Guarantee Slave Memorabilia Slave Documents on Wood Plaques. Slave hire badges were made from thin copper sheet cut to size and shape. However, few Americans know much about the institutionalization of slavery in the some of the major southern cities. Other occupationslicensed by the Charleston slave hire system included servant, mechanic, fisher and fruiterer - with servant being the most common.
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Located in Jacksonville Florida, we offer the Southeast's largest selection of Civil War memorabilia for sale. Be sure to add me to your favorites list! This 1817 dated tag is an early date for the slave hire badges, since the earliest known date on any tag is the year 1800. Slaves often lived apart from their owners and had a great deal of autonomy. Specifically, there were two makers of slave tags who had contracts with the city to forge these tags including John Mood who made tags during the 1840s and William M. For San Francisco the beautiful extreme clipper ship. Was in one of the biggest gambling collections of Kansas. If you're looking for something that is not within our website, please don't hesitate to call or e-mail us.
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There is some waviness from actual use, the color having an even, natural patina. Receipts for plantation slave hires are relatively common today. Old Beer bottles civil war era. Old Ivory statue of African Warrior. George Washington 23 Male Black Charleston, S. It still puts money into the hands of someone who has the gall to sell that object instead of donating it to an appropriate museum.
Old porcelain vase with woman wearing hat. In accordance with the badge ordinances of 1800 and 1806 almost all tags are also stamped with the city, the date, a serial number and the occupation, such as servant or porter, the two most common. We will respond to your inquiry in 24-48 hours. Check out my other items! Reel is in very good condition. Be sure to get a written bill of sale and guarantee of authenticity when buying any slave tag. Bronze stands 9 inches tall has very nice detail. Instead perhaps any money collected could be donated to an African American history museum with the donation specifying that the money be used to increase it's collection.
Keith Did the slaves have to wear the tags all the time or was it a record keeping system? Women Fashion Slave Ring Bracelet Butterfly Hand Chain Bracelet - Flower Ring Condition: Brand new Color: Brown Size: One Size Ring size: One size fits all adjustable band Check out my other items! Please scroll down the page to see all of the pictures and to read a full description of this product. Porter badges follow next in rarity, roughly one in five. Great pair of Copper sconces in good condition and ready to use. Hamburg 17 Female Brown Charleston, S. Anyway the petition got a lot of attention and some sellers took their items off the site.
Old porcelain vase depicting deer jumping over fence. I chose them carefully making sure I was buying originals and not reproductions. Hamburg 9 months Female Yellow Georgia Edgefield 17 Male Black Charleston, S. Zack Millers brief case from the 101 ranch in Bliss Okla. A daguerreotype of abolitionist Frederick Douglass; notable diplomas from the early history of black universities; a rare rifle carried by a black Civil War soldier; a quilt sewn by African American grandmothers: these are just some of the objects that institutional collectors and individuals, both black and white, currently are seeking out. It is in really nice condition and is well made.
T is a wax seal 1856 at the bottom of the document that can be felt and seen. If any part of these General Terms and Conditions, or any term or provision of any part is held to be invalid, void, or unenforceable by any court of competent jurisdiction, the remaining portion s shall remain and be in full force and effect. After several versions, repealed acts, and new badge ordinances, badges were abolished by 1790. Fit most women, perfect to add some sparkle to any occasion. There was a restriction imposed on the license limiting the Slave to work only in the designated field of the stated occupation. The tag likely hung from the neck of a slave for a calendar year, representing all that we will ever know of one man: a porter in Charleston, South Carolina, in 1856, industrious and trusted enough to be leased out by his master for short-term hire but required by law to be licensed and to wear or carry a metal identification tag at all times.
This is number 653 out of 1000. Some tags have been faked over the years with other information embossed onto the metal tag however as an expert who has seen literally thousands of these tags at my appraisal events over the years, I can tell the fakes from the real slave tags. In period gold gilt frame in great conditon. These were the semi-skilled trades. Cdv photo of Jesse James. Slaves also had contact with freed slaves, free blacks, non-white slave owners, and shop keepers who catered to black clientele.