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.
Andrew H. Foote, Africa and the American Flag (New
York, 1854), p. 286