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Freed slaves sailing for Liberia...

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June 19, 1832

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 19, 1832 Page 3 has a nice article: "Departure of the Jupiter" being a report of free Black emigrating to Liberia.
It notes in part: "...ready to sail from Norfolk for Liberia. She took er departure on the 9th with manumitted slaves. Of this latter, 46 were liberated by the will of the later Dr. Bradley of Georgia; 14 by Joseph Gray..." and more detail, and then: "...that the anxiety of the free people of color to obtain passages to Liberia is very great...".
Four pages, nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War