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South Carolina Governor James Adams calls for the reinstitution of the African slave trade

South Carolina, 1857, zoomable map
11/24/1856
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)
Source Citation: 
The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the Year 1858 (Boston: Crosby, Nichols, and Company, 1857), 367.

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