“Another Cargo of 600 Slaves Landed at the South,” Lowell (MA) Citizen & News, August 9, 1859, p. 2: 3.
Lowell Daily Citizen & News
Another Cargo of 600 Slaves Landed at the South
Don Sailer, Dickinson College
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Another Cargo of 600 Slaves Landed at the South – Washington, Aug. 8. – A cargo of six hundred Africans has been landed on the coast of Florida, near Tampa. As soon as the landing was effected, the vessel was fired and abandoned. This statement is made on the authority of United States Marshal Blackburn.