NP, RD 3/5A/1861

From the Richmond Dispatch
March 5, 1861
High Price for Negroes
   A contractor on the Mobile & Ohio Railroad communicates to the Mobile Tribune that he sold, on the 15th, his force of seventy odd negroes, (which he has had in the contract of this road,) men, women, and boys, at an average of $1,370 50, at 12 months credit, with interest.