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SANKOFA'S SLAVERY DATA COLLECTION

(Jonas) Bost Plantation

Location: Newton, Catawba Co., NC
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History: According to the narrative of W.L. Bost, Jonas Bost owned two large plantation, one three miles from Newton and the other four miles away. Bost also owned a hotel in Newton, where his mother and many other female slaves worked as a servants. Slave traders would often use the hotel "quarters" as a slave pen, and sell slaves on blocks in town.

Associated Surnames: Bost


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Slaves of Jonas Bost
From "Voices from Slavery", narrative of W.L. Bost, edited by Norman R. Yetman

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