Old slave market at St. Augustine.

Old slave market at St. Augustine.


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  • MSC4764

Year

  • 19--?

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General Note

  • A nearby historical marker later erected in 1970 reads: "The first public market was established in this Plaza by Governor Mendez de Canzo in 1598. Here, for the first time a standard system of weights and measures was introduced in this country for the protection of the consumer. On this site a market for the sale of meats and produce was erected in 1824, and in use until 1878. This structure was rebuilt by the City in 1888 following a disastrous fire in this area April 11, 1887."
  • Depending upon the source, this building is called the Old Spanish Market, the Old Market, or the Old Slave Market.

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  • 1 photoprint - sepia - 3.5 x 3.5 in.

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Old slave market at St. Augustine.
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Chicago Manual of Style

Old slave market at St. Augustine. 19--?. Sepia photoprint, 3.5 x 3.5 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/340234>, accessed 20 June 2019.

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Old slave market at St. Augustine. 19--?. Sepia photoprint. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 20 Jun. 2019.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/340234>.

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(State Archives of Florida)