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Slaver Erie captured... Nathaniel Gordon....

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September 27, 1860

THE NEW YORK HERALD, September 27, 1860

* Slaver ship Erie
* Captain Nathaniel Gordon

Page 7 has one column headings: "Activity In The Slave Trade" "Capture of Two More Slavers--The Erie and Storm King" "Nearly Fifteen Hundred Negroes Found on Board" (see photo).
This slaver Erie has historical significance as the Captain, Nathaniel Gordon, is only American slave trader to be tried, convicted, and executed for being engaged in the Slave Trade
Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, archival strengthening along the margins, printing flaw within mentioned article (see), a little spine wear.

Category: Pre-Civil War

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