Silas Omohundro was a Richmond
slave trader who also operated,
with his enslaved concubine Corinna
Hinton, a complex that included a slave jail and boardinghouse. Born in 1807
and raised on his father's farm in Fluvanna County, Omohundro worked as an agent for the slave-trading firm
Franklin & Armfield, in Alexandria, before moving to Richmond by the mid-1840s. There he ran a
boardinghouse for slave traders and a jail where they confined enslaved. . .
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