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Section of the Slaver ""Abbot Devereux""
The slaver ""Abbot Devereux"" was captured off the coast of Whydah by H.M. Gun-boat ""Teaser"". An eyewitness provided an account of the capture dated August 6th, 1857, to The Illustrated London News, the source of this image. The slaver had a full cargo of slaves destined to Cuba, but instead it was conducted to Sierra Leone by the British naval force. The image is reproduced courtesy of the Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library, Emory University.
Year:
1857
Source:
The Illustrated London News (Sep. 19, 1857), vol. 31, p. 284
Language:
English
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Voyage ID = 4247 - Abbott Devereux, 1857
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