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Capture of a slave ship... Lincoln offered as a compromise candidate for President...
Item # 602895
June 21, 1860
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 21, 1860
* Famous slaver "Wildfire"
* African slave trade print fame
Page 2 has small one column headings: "The Captured Slaver" "Reception Of The Negroes At Key West--How They Fare" This is a notable slave ship, made somewhat famous by the print of it found in the June 2, 1860 issue of Harper's Weekly (see hyperlink).
Other news of the day. Complete in eight pages, minor spine wear, generally nice condition.
Category: Pre-Civil War