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Title: Weekly Anglo-African - December 31, 1859

Speaker or author: Allan A. Lane to H[enry] W[ard] Beecher

Newspaper or publication: Weekly Anglo-African (1859 - 1862)

The editor shares a warning received from a reliable source that sailors of African descent are not safe on ships in southern ports. He included the story of a British sailor who was found on a ship docked in Georgia and subsequently sold into slavery.

Description of file(s): one scanned, two columned, newspaper page

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

Keywords: Bark Overman; brig G. W. Russell; brig New World; British; Georgia; law; New York; sailors; seamen; ship; Slavery; South

People: Beecher, Henry Ward; Brodie, William; Demon, Captain; Lane, Allan A.; Stirling, John; Underwood, Mr.; Waydell, Mr.

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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