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Officers and crew of captured American slaveship indicted in New York City

New York City, circa 1856
11/12/1859
The captain and crew of the American vessel Emily, which had been brought to New York Harbor the day before under a U.S. Navy prize-crew, were indicted for engaging in the slave trade before U.S. Commissioner K. G. White.  Bail was granted at $3000 for the captain and officers and for the crewmen $1000. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
"News of the Day," New York Times, November 14, 1859, p. 4. 

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