“Capture of a Slaver with 300 Negroes,” Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, December 20, 1859, p. 4: 4.
Chicago Press and Tribune
Capture of a Slaver with 300 Negroes
Don Sailer, Dickinson College
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Capture of a Slaver with 300 Negroes.
NEW YORK. Dec. 19. Advices from Sierra Leone, report that a brig, supposed to be the John Harris, of New York, had been captured on the African Coast by an English steamer and taken to Freetown. The brig had 300 slaves on board when captured.