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Subtitle: Central American Affairs.

Title: Provincial Freeman - February 14, 1857

Speaker or author: C.

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer relates the current status of American filibuster [William] Walker in Nicaragua. President Mora of Costa Rica offered free steamship passage out of Central America to anyone who would desert Walker's ranks. The situation with Walker and his army is now dire.

Description of file(s): two scanned newspaper pages (three columns)

Subjects: Abolitionists--United States; African American abolitionists; Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery; United States--History--19th century

Keywords: army; Carthagena; Clive; Colon; Costa Rica; Curacoa; Dessaix; El Criollo; filibuster; government; Greytown; India; Jamaica; Masaya; New Grenada; New York Daily Times; New York Herald; Nicaragua; politics; Santo Domingo; steamships; troops

People: Mora, President [Juan Rafael]; Morgan, Commodore; Rogers, Mr.; Spencer, Mr.; Walker, [William]

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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