After ten years of working on this project, it is interesting to see it through the eyes of others. My thanks to Kritika Agarwal of the American Historical Association for a fresh take.  Thankful for her foregrounding the descendants who are keeping the memory of this slave auction and their ancestors alive.
“Ties Once Broken: Researching the Families of a Single  Slave Auction” by Kritika Agarwal for the American Historical Association’s Perspectives.
See it here:


Remains of the Butler Island Plantation today; Picture courtesy of Geechee Griot


Find Anne C. Bailey's non-fiction book : The Weeping Time: Memory and the Largest Slave Auction in American History on Amazon.

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