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Letters concerning the slave trade and the USS John Adams

Identifier: MS 083
Abstract This manuscript collection contains a series of letters writting from Commander Levin M. Powell of the USS John Adams to Commodore George W. Storer. Powell comments on the ships supplies and condition, his sailing orders, and the slave trade, while the ship was off the coast of Brazil, near Rio de Janeiro.
Dates: 1842-1849

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  • Names: United States. Navy -- History X
  • Subject: Slavery X