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Revival of the Southern slave trade?



Item # 662769

March 06, 1858

NEW YORK HERALD, March 6, 1858 

* African slave trade resumes
* Southern States pass bill (Louisiana)


Page 4 has an article headed: "Revival of the African Slave Trade in the Southern States". the article includes: "Some of our n****r worshiping contemporaries have started off upon a new scent. A bill has been passed by the Louisiana House...authorizing the importation into that state of voluntary negro apprentices to labor for a term of years & this scheme is denounced by our anti-slavery philosopher as the revival of the African slave trade. But it is no such thing..." with much more, taking nearly half a column.
Eight pages, nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War