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American slavers and the Federal law, 1837-1862,

Author: Warren S Howard
Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press, 1963.
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Study of the American government's inhability to deal with flagrant violations of federal laws forbidding the use of American citizens, vessels, and port facilities in the international slave trade which flourished in the 1840s and 1850s.
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Howard, Warren S.
American slavers and the Federal law, 1837-1862, by Warren S. Howard.
Berkeley, University of California Press, 1963
(OCoLC)609194221
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Warren S Howard
OCLC Number: 1074300
Description: xii, 336 pages illustrations 24 cm
Contents: The illegal slave trade --
Pirates and the government --
How to catch a slaver --
How to recognize a slaver --
Confusion on the bench --
Burned fingers --
Unsung hero --
Men with clay feet --
The elusive smuggled slave --
Lasala, Morris, and Judge Betts --
The vanishing slavers --
"Everything I did was lawful" --
Pirates who were not hanged --
Retrospect --
Appendix A: Vessels arrested by American officers for violation of the slave-trade acts, 1837-1862 --
Appendix B: Criminal prosecutions under the slave-trade acts, 1837-1862 --
Appendix C: Profits in the Cuban slave trade, 1857-1861 --
Appendix D: Mortalities aboard slavers --
Appendix E: The African squadron --
Appendix F: Some American slavers in the Cuban trade, 1837-1840 --
Appendix G: Some American slavers in the Brazilian trade, 1840-1850 --
Appendix H: Some American slavers from Cuban ports, 1857-1860 --
Appendix I: Slavers purchased at New York, 1857-1860 --
Appendix J: Slavers purchased at New Orleans, 1856-1860 --
Appendix K: Size of the African slave trade, 1857-1860 --
Appendix L: The Department of the Interior and the slave trade --
Appendix M: Baltimore-built slavers of the 1840's and the 1850's.
Responsibility: by Warren S. Howard.

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Study of the American government's inhability to deal with flagrant violations of federal laws forbidding the use of American citizens, vessels, and port facilities in the international slave trade which flourished in the 1840s and 1850s.

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