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    Date Type
    Captured American slaveship arrives in Charleston Harbor with 318 slaves aboard Legal/Political
    Confederate privateer encounters the loaded Boston schooner "Enchantress" and takes her as a prize Battles/Soldiers
    Cuban adventurer Narciso López departs the United States on an expedition to liberate Cuba Military/Violent
    James Pinckney Henderson, the new Senator from Texas, dies in Philadelphia before even taking his seat Personal
    Senator Slidell of Louisiana introduces a bill to appropriate funds for the purchase of Cuba from Spain Lawmaking/Litigating
    The 318 slaves from a captured American slave ship are landed at Castle Pinckney, in Charleston Harbor Legal/Political
    The Kentucky Democratic Party Convention endorses Dred Scott decision, purchase of Cuba, and other Administration policies Campaigns/Elections
    The U.S.S. Niagara sails from Charleston for Liberia carrying the Africans freed from the slave ship Echo Slavery/Abolition
    U.S. Navy captures American slave ship off the coast of Cuba with 507 African slaves aboard Slavery/Abolition
    U.S. Navy captures American slaveship with 318 slaves aboard Slavery/Abolition
    U.S. Navy captures Baltimore owned slave ship off Cuban coast with five hundred slaves aboard Slavery/Abolition
    U.S. Navy captures New Orleans owned slave ship off the coast of Cuba Slavery/Abolition
    U.S. Navy captures unregistered slave ship off the north coast of Cuba Slavery/Abolition
    U.S. Navy delivers captured American slave ship with 507 African slaves aboard to Key West, Florida Slavery/Abolition
    U.S. Navy recaptures the Boston schooner "Enchantress" taken as a Confederate prize two weeks before Battles/Soldiers
    Name Type
    Havana, Cuba City or Town
    Matanzas, Cuba City or Town
    Date Title
    David Wilmot’s Speech in the House of Representatives, Washington, DC, August 3, 1848
    New York Herald, “Mr. Clay's Compromise, and the Cabinet,” February 1, 1850
    Fayetteville (NC) Observer, “The Cuban Movement,” November 11, 1852
    Boston (MA) Herald, "Workings of the Underground Railroad," July 25, 1855
    Washington (DC) National Era, "The Future Judged by the Past," January 1, 1857
    New York Times, “The Captured Slaver,” May 1, 1857
    Richmond (VA) Dispatch, "England and America," May 14, 1857
    New York Times, “A Suspected Slaver Captured,” May 15, 1857
    New York Times, “Alleged Renewal of the Slave-Trade,” July 14, 1857
    Washington (DC) National Era, “Slavery in Oregon,” August 13, 1857
    New York Times, “A New York Slaver Arrived at Norfolk,” December 22, 1857
    Chicago (IL) Tribune, “Revolution in New Orleans,” June 6, 1858
    New York Herald, “The Hon. Joshua R. Giddings vs. the Administration and the Slave Power,” June 27, 1858
    New York Times, "The Tribune on Manifest Destiny," July 10, 1858
    Joseph Medill to Abraham Lincoln, August 27, 1858
    Charleston (SC) Mercury, “A Slaver in Our Port,” August 28, 1858
    New York Times, “The Amistad Case,” December 17, 1858
    New York Herald, “The Present Congress and the Next President,” January 17, 1859
    New York Herald, “Some of Our Diplomatic and Consular Deficiencies,” January 19, 1859
    New York Herald, “Another Grand Scheme of Annexation,” January 22, 1859
    New York Herald, “The Presidential Question,” January 24, 1859
    New York Herald, “The Case of Douglas vs. Fitch," January 25, 1859
    New York Herald, “The Presidential Question,” January 29, 1859
    New York Times, “Another Virginia Insurrection,” February 7, 1859
    New York Times, “Extension of the Southern Revolt Against the Cuban Scheme,” February 8, 1859
    Bangor (ME) Whig and Courier, “Untitled,” February 11, 1859
    New York Herald, “The Tariff,” February 13, 1859
    New York Times, “The Cuban Scheme at the South,” February 15, 1859
    New York Herald, “The Black Republicans and Mr. Douglas,” February 22, 1859
    Charleston (SC) Mercury, “Congress,” February 28, 1859
    Charleston (SC) Mercury, “Br. [Mr.] Buchanan and the Democratic Party,” March 7, 1859
    Charleston (SC) Mercury, “A Hand Writing on the Wall,” March 11, 1859
    Ripley (OH) Bee, “Untitled,” March 19, 1859
    New York Times, “Democratic State Convention at Harrisburg,” March 19, 1859
    Charleston (SC) Mercury, “Cuba at the North,” March 21, 1859
    San Francisco (CA) Evening Bulletin, “Filibusterism and Disunion,” April 1, 1859
    Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, “The Beginning of the Presidential Campaign,” April 7, 1859
    Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, “The Speech of Hon. Jeff. Davis,” September 5, 1859
    New York Times, "Spanish Subjects and American Citizens," March 17, 1860
    Wilkes' Spirit of the Times, "Spirit of the Week," March 17, 1860
    Cleveland (OH) Herald, “War With Mexico,” March 23, 1860
    New York Times, “The Charleston Convention,” May 1, 1860
    New York Herald, “Activity of the African Slave Trade,” May 14, 1860
    New York Herald, “Extraordinary Activity of the Slave Trade,” May 22, 1860
    Atchison (KS) Freedom's Champion, “Kansas and Cuba,” June 2, 1860
    New York Times, “The Cuban Slave-Trade,” September 14, 1860
    New York Times, “Spain as an American Power,” September 24, 1860
    Charles Wilkes, USN to Gideon Welles, Final Report on the seizure of Mason and Slidell, November 16, 1861
    Abigail Goodwin to William Still, September 23, 1862
    How to Cite This Page: "Cuba," House Divided: The Civil War Research Engine at Dickinson College,