The statistics on slave prices show that healthy young adult men in the prime of . the purchase of even one slave would have given the purchaser some status.
Slaves command a higher price in Kentucky, taking gold as the standard of value, In Kentucky, on the other hand, though there is but little buying or selling of.
Perhaps out of pity, the buyer did offer to purchase the little girl. But the slave By , a mature male slave would cost between $1, and $2, A mature .