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The Amistad slave ship trial...
Item # 597343
May 9, 1840
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, May 9, 1840
* African slaves
* La Amistad trial
The top of the back page has a report with a small heading: "The Amistad" which discusses an appeal, and that the court affirmed the decree, and that it would be appealed to the Supreme Court. It concludes: "...The Africans must therefore remain in jail until next January."
Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inches, very nice condition.
Category: Pre-Civil War