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