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John Gadsby: Hotelier and Slave Owner in the President's Neighborhood - Photo 3

John Gadsby: Hotelier and Slave Owner in the President's Neighborhood - Photo 3

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George William Featherstonhaugh's book, Excursion through the Slave States, from Washington on the Potomac

John Gadsby: Hotelier and Slave Owner in the President's Neighborhood - Photo 3

This footnote comes from George William Featherstonhaugh's book, Excursion through the Slave States, from Washington on the Potomac. It details the plight of enslaved laborer, Emmanuelle R after his owner, John Gadsby, suddenly sold Emmanuelle and his family with no warning after many years of service.

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