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Sinking of a slave ship...

Item # 665095

October 12, 1789

THE SALISBURY & WINCHESTER JOURNAL, England, Oct. 12, 1789  The ftpg. has a report off the sinking of what was likely a slave ship: "...The brig Bell, of Glasgow, from Jamaica to Georgia...was struck with lightning which instantly killed 11 of the crew...few hours after the accident the vessel, with 150 negroes, went down..." with a bit more.
Page 3 has an interesting report of crimes & punishment in Winchester.
Four pages, nice condition.

Item from Catalog 294 (released for May, 2020)...

Category: The 1600's and 1700's

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