South Carolina Governor James Adams calls for the reinstitution of the African slave trade
Governor James Hopkins Adams of South Carolina, in his annual message to the state legislature, called for the re-institution of the trade in slaves between African and the American continent. He did not get the support of the legislators for this action. (By John Osborne)
The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the Year 1858 (Boston: Crosby, Nichols, and Company, 1857), 367.