Notice of Sale of Monticello and Slaves

Sale of MONTICELLO.—Monticello, the former residence of Thomas Jefferson, in Albemarle county, Virginia, was sold at auction on Thursday, under the sequestration act, for eighty thousand five hundred dollars—Benjamin F. Ficklin, purchaser. A negro woman and her seven children (all of the latter being under seven years of age) brought twenty-three thousand dollars. A negro man was sold for upwards of seven thousand dollars.

Published in the Richmond Daily Dispatch, 22 Nov. 1864.
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November 22, 1864
The Daily Dispatch, Richmond, Virginia