1.) Rose and Eliza (Sold for $800)

  • 07/19/2019 12:00 AM
  • Source: AAN
  • by: AAN staff
1.) Rose and Eliza (Sold for $800)
Gage Skidmore via (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/) Flickr
The Guardian looked at some Census data and found out that one of O'Rourke's ancestors had two slaves that went up for auction following his death. One was named Rose, the other Eliza. They sold for $800, equivalent to $30,000 today.  

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