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Subtitle: The Amistad Case.

Title: Colored American - May 23, 1840

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The editor gives a brief update on the events surrounding the Amistad trial.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subjects: Abolitionists--United States; African American abolitionists; Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery; United States--History--19th century

Keywords: Amistad; captives; crime; law; Spain; Supreme Court; trial

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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