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The slave ship Amistad, plus more on slavery...



Item # 671172

May 29, 1841

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, May 29, 1841  Inside hs a large chart with the Arkansas Census, noting "Free White Persons" and "Free colored persons" by county and by age. Also a chart noting: "Slaves", male & female by age, or the counties of Arkansas.
Several articles concerning slavery including: "The Liberated Africans" which is about the slaves of the ship Amistad. Plus the bkpg. has: "The Africans of the Amistad" which concerns their education. This famous slave ship and the revolt of its occupants was not only a notable legal case at the time, but in 1997 was made into feature length movie by Stephen Spielberg.
Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inches, minor toning, nice condition.

Item from Catalog 298 (released for September, 2020)...

Category: Pre-Civil War