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U.S. Naval Brig ""Perry"" Approaching Slaver ""Martha"", June 6th
U.S. Naval Brig ""Perry"" (left) approaching American slave vessel ""Martha"" (right). Slave vessel ""Martha"" was captured as a prize off-shore Ambriz, at the West-Central African coast, on June 6, 1850. The vessel was fully equiped for the slave trade, but no slaves were found on board.The image is reproduced courtesy of the Robert W. Woodruff Library, Emory University.
Year:
1850
Source:
Andrew H. Foote, Africa and the American Flag (New York, 1854), p. 286
Language:
English
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