Naval Institute Press
80 cannon on the African coast
A sailor's journal details disruption of slave tradeOn January 1, 1808, the United States took the first step in ending its "peculiar institution" by banning the importation of slaves. Eleven years later, Congress passed a law allowing the presiden....
O'Connor, E. Rory
"Voyage of the Thousand Cares: Master's Mate Lawrence with the African Squadron, 1844-1846,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 6
Available at: https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/cwbr/vol6/iss3/34