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Subtitle: The Revival of an Old Branch of Commerce.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - June 23, 1860

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Weekly Anglo-African (1859 - 1862)

The writer describes various ships that he believes are still participating in the slave trade. Although this practice is illegal, as long as there is money to be made, this will continue. He believes that if the transport of Africans to the U.S. for the purpose of slavery is officially declared piracy by the U.S. government, the laws will be better enforced, and the slave trade will end.

Description of file(s): two scanned, two columned, newspaper pages

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

Keywords: Africa; bark Buckeye; bark Emily; bark Iowa; bark William G. Lewis; brig Falmouth; brig Storm King; brig W. R. Kibbe; business; cargo; commerce; Cuba; economy; government; industry; law; market; piracy; Port de Sehna; Rio Congo; ship; ship Montauk; slave; South; trade

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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