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Details on the slave ship Haidee...

Item # 683855

October 08, 1858

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 8, 1858  Page 3 has an article: "The Slaver Haidee" which was scuttled off the coast of Montauk Point. Included is a detailed letter mentioning in part: "...The next morning took on board a cargo of 1,133 negroes and sailed in the afternoon of the same day for Cuba...arrived & anchored off Cardenas...having lost some 200 negroes on the voyage..." with more detail.
Keep in mind that the importation of slaves had been outlawed since 1808.
Four pages, nice condition. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

Category: Pre-Civil War